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August

29
AUG

Fair weather’s foul smells could come from many sources
There’s an air of mystery around King County’s wastewater treatment facilities, and while it might smell like sewage, those odors could have other culprits.

25
AUG

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Covington, Sept. 5-7
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Covington, Sept. 5-7.

20
AUG

Community farm at King County’s South Treatment Plant receives public art grant
Seattle University’s CitySoil Farm collaborated with local artist Ricardo Israel and Renton Area Youth Services (RAYS) to design an aerosol art mural at King County’s South Treatment Plant in Renton. .

15
AUG

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Renton Aug. 22-24
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Renton, Aug. 22-24.

12
AUG

Learn how King County is creating a healthier landscape on tour of Island Center Forest
King County and the Vashon Forest Stewards have organized a walking tour on Thursday, Aug. 21 of Island Center Forest, where the county recently completed a stewardship project to improve the overall health of the forest.

6
AUG

Slight delays possible along Soos Creek Trail as crews repair and replace pavement
Intermittent pavement replacement and repairs are scheduled to take place this month along a one-mile-long stretch of King County Parks’ Soos Creek Trail.

5
AUG

Bridge work requires 1-day closure of Cedar River Trail in Maple Valley, Sept. 4
Crews with the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks will perform routine maintenance to a bridge along the Cedar River Trail in Maple Valley that requires a one-day closure of a short stretch of the trail on Aug. 20.

5
AUG

Major energy upgrades on deck for Weyerhaeuser-King County Aquatic Center
King County’s Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (WKCAC) in Federal Way is about to undergo major energy efficiency upgrades and other improvements that will require closing the popular swim facility from early August through October.