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Sewage Plant in Seattle Back to Normal Operations
Sewage Plant in Seattle Back to Normal Operations
SEATTLE (AP) — The state's largest sewage treatment plant is back to normal operations after a February electrical failure resulted in flooding that damaged equipment. King County announced Thursday that the West Point Treatment plant in Seattle is now fully treating dirty water that goes down toilets and washes off roofs and roads before discharging it into Puget Sound...
Gov. Declares State of Emergency for Flooding in 20 Counties
Gov. Declares State of Emergency for Flooding in 20 Counties
OLYMPIA (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation to free up state resources should flooding or other damage happen because of rain and early snow melt in Eastern Washington. The governor's office said in a news release Monday that the weather is creating the potential for rising waters, landslides and damage to infrastructure including the power grid and transportation system...

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