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King County, Washington, the county in which Seattle resides, has received a $134.5M Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to help finance infrastructure upgrades that will be for the betterment of public health and water quality. The loan, which is the first-ever from the...

Like many cities, Seattle, has had its share of problems with combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). Recently, more than 154 million gallons of raw sewage and storm water spilled into the water bodies around the city. However, a unique consent decree...