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Seattle Emerges as Leader in Resilient Storm and Wastewater Infrastructure

Seattle Emerges as Leader in Resilient Storm and Wastewater Infrastructure

In the aftermath of the 7.2 Seattle Fault earthquake, there were concerns over the possibility of broken storm-water and wastewater pipes under the streets of Seattle, Washington. After dealing with…

Much Has Improved: Sewer Systems Changed Due to Quake

Much Has Improved: Sewer Systems Changed Due to Quake

The grand opening of the new King County Wastewater Treatment Plant (KCWTP) took place on July 25. The plant currently serves as a part of a regional system that treats…

Creative, Innovative, Inclusive Describes King County Utility Recovery

Creative, Innovative, Inclusive Describes King County Utility Recovery

Ten years after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook King County, we are new and improved and built back better. Perhaps one of the biggest blows to our resilience was the…

King County Then and Now: From Congested to Connected

King County Then and Now: From Congested to Connected

After the Seattle Fault Earthquake in 2015, the transportation infrastructure in King County was crippled by damage and traffic that was worse than ever before. Local stakeholders from the public…

Innovation Benefits Transportation Reconstruction

After the Seattle Fault Earthquake of 2015, local, state and federal stakeholders embarked upon a multitude of ambitious transportation projects to not just recover, but improve the county’s vitality and…

Transportation Planning Pays Dividends

Transportation Planning Pays Dividends

Ten years after the M7.2 Seattle Fault earthquake, King County’s transportation network is robust, resilient, and sustainable because of planning and investing in innovative transportation systems and transit-oriented developments. The…