Social Media Spotlight: Brightwater Center – King County Facebook 

Brightwater Center is a bridge linking existing educational, research, professional and apprenticeship programs with the operation of a new wastewater facility; The Center is a meeting and learning place for science, the environment and human impacts; and The Center aims to connect community members, schools and organizations with real life examples of science, environmental protection…

Social Media Spotlight: What’s up with Stormwater? Facebook 

Stormwater runoff is the water that flows off of hard, impermeable surfaces–like roofs, sidewalks, and roads–when it rains. This water picks up pollutants before it flows into stormdrains that then take the untreated water and dump it directly into streams, rivers, lakes, and Puget Sound. Pollution from stormwater runoff is currently the number one source of pollution in Puget Sound.…

Social Media Spotlight: King County on Twitter 

The King County Twitter account @kcnews has officially become @KingCountyWA.  This change helps make it more clear that tweets are official information from King County government, and reduce confusion with other, similarly-named jurisdictions.   Follow @KingCountyWA on Instagram for information and news about services you can use, and tell us how we can serve you better. You should not need to re-follow @KingCountyWA if you already follow @kcnews.   Click here to…

Social Media Spotlight: King County International Airport Facebook

King County International Airport—also known as Boeing Field—is one of the busiest primary non-hub airports in the nation. Just four miles south of downtown Seattle, we average around 200,000 takeoffs and landings each year. King County International Airport ranks among the most successful public investments in state history. The airport’s economic impact is $3.5 billion…

Social Media Spotlight: Dow Constantine, King County Executive Facebook

As King County Executive, Dow Constantine is working to make King County the best-run government in the nation, and focusing on the great generational challenges of our time: building equity and opportunity, and confronting climate change. This is the official page of King County Executive Dow Constantine and is monitored by the Exec and his staff. Follow King…