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We have gone virtual! The Education Team from King County Wastewater Treatment Division has turned our field trips, tours, and other programs into virtual experiences. For information, visit our virtual education offerings and resources.

The Wastewater Treatment Plants are 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.

How can WTD support educators and remote learning?

King County WTD Education and Outreach is committed to doing what we can to support educators during this time. If you would like individualized educator support from our team, please fill out this SURVEY . Support could include additional remote teaching resources and virtual experiences. Once you have filled out the survey our Education and Outreach team will be in contact with you with 3-4 business days to start the conversation.

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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:

Come visit one of our facilities or join us at an upcoming event!

Learn about King County’s Wheels to Water Program, which provides bus transportation for schools and community organizations to attend King County Wastewater Treatment Division programs.