Skip to main content
King County logo
Our Duwamish

King County supports a Duwamish River cleanup that will protect people’s health, safeguard 100,000 family-wage industrial jobs and ensure environmental justice for those who live and work nearby. And we’re already taking action.

Superfund Cleanup

County Executive’s comments on EPA's Proposed Plan 

Directors’ comments on EPA's Proposed Plan 

King County's detailed comments 

EPA’s cleanup decision

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, made their cleanup decision in late 2014

Great things are happening!

A River Reborn: Restoring Salmon Habitat Along the Duwamish

The Green/Duwamish River: Let's take care of it

Fly over the Duwamish River

Fly over the Duwamish River in this video and see King County’s major facilities and services. Maybe you can spot your home or business! King County is your neighbor in the lower Duwamish area and we’re working hard to protect the environment, jobs and people through restoration, wastewater services, transportation and public health. For all of us who live or work there – it’s Our Duwamish. (Video also available in Spanish and Vietnamese.)


Frequently asked questions and other information on the Our Duwamish web pages have been translated into SpanishVietnamese and Somali.

Spanish Vietnam Somali

Learn More

What's the best way to clean up the river?

For more information about the Duwamish environmental cleanup process, please contact Caryn Sengupta.