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KUOW – July 10, 2015
That cool lake or river can be deadly for swimmers
Seattle Bike Blog – July 9, 2015
Newly-paved section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail is now open
KUOW – July 6, 2015
Yes, Western Washington Should Prepare For Wildfires Too
Kirkland Reporter – June 11, 2015
King County wants to know residents’ attitudes about local rivers
Bothell/Kenmore Reporter – June 10, 2015
King County surveying citizens concerning river uses and flood preparedness
Issaquah Reporter – June 10, 2015
Cougar/Squak Corridor Park south expansion opens to the public
Redmond Reporter – June 8, 2015
Local food, sustainability to take center stage at King County’s CHOMP! Sept. 12-13
Maple Valley Reporter – June 8, 2015
Habitat projects and large wood in rivers | King County
Enumclaw Courier-Herald – June 1, 2015
Cedar River recreation workshop set for June 15 | King County
Bothell/Kenmore Reporter – May 17, 2015
Sunny, warm weather on its way, and cold rivers, lakes and Sound require caution
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Ongoing Green River levee work helps ensure safety for public, businesses
Crews are making important repairs and performing necessary maintenance to the system of levees along the Green River - and that means temporary closures along stretches of King County's Green River Trail.
New grant funding available to support grassroots water quality projects in King County
To bolster local efforts to protect water quality, control pollution and build healthy communities, King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division is announcing $850,000 in funding for community-driven environmental projects through the new WaterWorks Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 16.
Household hazardous waste collection comes to Bothell with the Wastemobile, July 31 – Aug. 2
Reduce clutter in a closet, garage or storage unit while at the same time keeping our environment clean and healthy by visiting the roving Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection site in Bothell.
King County Executive honors ‘Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling’
Businesses small and large across King County are being honored for their commitment to recycling and waste prevention - diverting tons of recyclable materials from the landfill and saving resources.
King County work on levees from Tukwila to Kent needed to ensure continued strength of levee system that protects people, businesses, cities
The ongoing work by King County along levees that protect Green River Valley cities from flooding will continue to require temporary closures along short sections of the Green River Trail.