Special Purpose Water And Sewer Operations During COVID-19

(Seattle, Washington, March 23, 2020) – Water and sewer districts throughout the state are taking all steps necessary to continue providing safe and reliable water and sewer services for the duration of this emergency. In recognition of the pandemic’s economic impact, special purpose water and sewer districts are also considering and implementing financial relief for…

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Conservation efforts Water Wisely The District’s historical water use more than doubles in the summer, especially on the hot days from June through August.  This place extra stress on our water supplies and delivery systems. Here are some tips to reduce your use: Lawns ordinarily only need about 1” of rain (including rain) per week. …

Fats, Oils & Grease

What is FOG? Fats, oils and grease (FOG) are an expensive problem for sewer systems.  Cooking grease coats pipelines similar to the way that fatty foods clog human arteries.  The grease clings to the inside of the pipe-lines, eventually causing complete blockage.  By doing your part at home, you can help to keep the District sewer system running…

Birch Bay Wastewater Treatment System

FUNCTION To collect wastewater from individual users and transport collected wastewater to the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). LATERAL/SIDE SEWER LINE A lateral/side sewer line carries wastewater from an individual’s home to the main sewer line. MAIN SEWER LINEA main sewer line carries the flow of wastewater from many lateral sewers.PUMP STATIONSPump stations provide the energy…