Latest News

Waterkeepers Washington Logo

Waterkeepers Washington reacts to Ecology’s suspension of draft water quality rule

EPA must now act to protect people who consume fish from Washington Waters On Friday July 31 Governor Inslee announced he would be directing the Washington Department of Ecology not to proceed with its pending draft rule water quality standards rule. The rulemaking process is required by the federal Clean Water Act to set standards to control…

Children swim in the river during the annual Duwamish River Festival.

Swimmable Water: What does it mean for Puget Sound?

by Chris Wilke On a sweltering summer afternoon there is nothing more refreshing than jumping in the water, especially if its a natural body of water like Puget Sound or one of our many lakes or rivers. It is exhilarating, refreshing and rejuvenating. It connects us to a primal experience and it reminds us of…

Upcoming Events