stormwater

Flooded Wastewater Plant Relies on Sewage-eating Bugs
SEATTLE (AP) — Managers at a flooded wastewater-treatment plant in Seattle that is dumping raw sewage into Puget Sound are counting on bugs to get the plant back up and running normally.
The Seattle Times reports millions of gallons of raw sewage and stormwater have flowed into Puget Sound sinc…
Raw Sewage Flowing Into Puget Sound After Plant Failure
SEATTLE (AP) — King County says more than 100 million gallons of raw sewage and stormwater have flowed into Puget Sound after equipment failed at its wastewater treatment plant in Seattle.
King County spokesman Doug Williams says high tides and heavy rains overwhelmed the facility near Discover…
State Supreme Court Upholds Stormwater Rules
OLYMPIA (AP) — A state Supreme Court decision has upheld stricter stormwater rules for building projects.
The Daily Herald reports the Thursday decision is a victory for clean-water advocates looking to protect Puget Sound from toxic runoff...