King County Natural Resources Dept. Updates Stormwater Plan

Puget Sound is in trouble.  You know that through the SWS Tox-Ick program. Find out what King County is doing about it, and what more you can do to help. Stormwater, or polluted runoff, is the leading contributor to reduced water quality in Puget Sound, and a significant pollution source of our nation’s waters. As … Continue reading “King County Natural Resources Dept. Updates Stormwater Plan”

SWS Stormwater Group Meets Wednesday @ Uptown

Our next stormwater meeting will be held Wednesday, February 9th, 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Uptown Espresso in the Alaska Junction, corner of SW Edmunds St and California Ave. S There is a letter of intent due February 14th for The Russell Family Foundation. A draft letter of intent has been prepared. The draft … Continue reading “SWS Stormwater Group Meets Wednesday @ Uptown”

SWS Stormwater Group To Meet Jan. 26 @ Uptown

The next Sustainable West Seattle stormwater meeting will be held Wednesday, January 26th, 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Uptown Espresso at the corner of SW Edmunds St. and California Avenue SW, one block south of Alaska Junction. This meeting is the  RESCHEDULED from the previously-scheduled  Jan. 19 date discussed at the last meeting and … Continue reading “SWS Stormwater Group To Meet Jan. 26 @ Uptown”

SWS Stormwater Group Meets Tonight @ Uptown

This is a reminder that the next meeting of the Sustainable West Seattle Stormwater/Permaculture Project team will be this Wednesday, January 5th, 7:30 pm to 00:00 9 pm at Uptown Espresso at the triangle corner of SW Edmunds St., Erskine Way SW and California Avenue SW, at the south end of the Alaska Junction. A … Continue reading “SWS Stormwater Group Meets Tonight @ Uptown”

SWS Stormwater/Permaculture Meeting Friday

The next meeting of the Sustainable West Seattle Stormwater/Permaculture Project group will be Friday, October 15, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the West Seattle Uptown Espresso, corner of Edmunds and California, south end of the Junction. For those SWS participants who have a logon account to Basecamp, this link will take you directly … Continue reading “SWS Stormwater/Permaculture Meeting Friday”

Sustainable Design Stormwater Management Course

The Northwest Environmental Training Center is offering a course on Low Impact Development: Stormwater Management for Sustainable Design and Water Efficiency,” Wednesday, September 8, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Antioch University near Seattle Center. This course provides an overview of low-impact development approaches and resources for building industry professionals. Low Impact Development (LID) is … Continue reading “Sustainable Design Stormwater Management Course”

King County Natural Resources Seminar on Stormwater

King County’s Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Water and Land Resources Division is hosting another in their series of SciFYI science seminars.  This one’s on Stormwater and all that entails including monitoring and plans for rivers and streams and floodplain monitoring.  This seminar takes place at the King County King Street Center at 201 … Continue reading “King County Natural Resources Seminar on Stormwater”

West Seattle Habitat Improvement Grants

Sustainable West Seattle has been the recipient of two grants to improve wildlife habitat and water quality, solicited by the Puget Creek Watershed Alliance for ecological restoration in the Puget Ridge neighborhood near South Seattle College. The first $20,000 grant from King County Wastewater Treatment Division focuses on “Lawn Transformations” to reduce stormwater runoff by … Continue reading “West Seattle Habitat Improvement Grants”