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King County hosts online presentation of projects using large wood in rivers and creeks to reduce flood risks, restore habitat
Learn about upcoming King County projects on the Cedar, Green and Snoqualmie rivers, and Issaquah Creek that use large wood to reduce flood risks, restore floodplains and improve habitat in an online presentation July 13.


King County seasonal water quality monitoring program at popular lake swimming beaches helps protect public health
Sign up today to receive free alerts about the water quality at your favorite lake beaches in King County. King County’s Lake Swimming Beach Program tests water quality at 27 beaches to help protect the health of people going in the water. Sign up at


Wastemobile offers safe and convenient hazardous waste disposal in Snoqualmie, July 9-11
King County residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner, and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile continues its 2021 season with a stop in Snoqualmie, July 9-11.


Transfer station customers required to prove they live or work in King County’s service area starting June 16
Beginning June 16, King County Solid Waste Division will require self-haul customers visiting its transfer stations to verify they live or do business within King County’s 37-city and unincorporated service area, which excludes the cities of Seattle and Milton.


Tickets on sale June 10 for June 30 – July 29 BECU Drive-in Movies at Marymoor Park
Tickets for the BECU drive-in movies at King County’s Marymoor Park go on sale June 10 for movie nights from June 30 through July 29. Tickets will be available at


On ‘Secure Your Load Day’ King County reminds motorists to improve road safety by tying down materials
Sunday, June 6, is “Secure Your Load Day,” and the King County Solid Waste Division encourages everyone to properly secure materials in their vehicles to keep roadways safe, avoid fees and prevent litter.