Learn about clean water with King County Wastewater Treatment Division
The King County Wastewater Treatment Division is currently operating as normal, 24/7. Following the guidance of Seattle-King County Public Health, all facility tours and in-person education events have been suspended and the Brightwater Center is closed until further notice. Please check back periodically for updates.
For questions about COVID-19, we encourage people to visit the Public Health – Seattle & King County website: www.kingcounty.gov/covid and subscribe to the Public Health Insider blog: www.publichealthinsider.com
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King County Wastewater Treatment Division provides free educational programs focusing on the importance of clean water, the history of sanitation, and how to steward our waterways and prevent pollution.
Our programs include:
- Tours of our facilities for students and adults
- Internships for high school and college students
- Resources for educators
- Learning opportunities for visitors of all ages