Go on the Rainwise Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of Ballard’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) on Saturday and learn about getting your own raingarden – paid for my the city. The Rainwise Walking Tour will highlight rain gardens, landscaping designed for stormwater to soak into the ground and “green” alleys, which are made of porous concrete that water will soak […]

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Sewage rates may go up to fund mandatory project

The city is embarking on a federally mandated project to reduce the stormwater and sewage overflow that currently enters local waterways. “Although the work is mandatory, restoring our waters is important to our quality of life,” says Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Director Ray Hoffman “In short, we believe it’s the right thing to do, because […]

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