Environment

Take a Virtual Trip to Cedar River Watershed

When Educators at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center (CRWEC) could no longer connect children to the source of their drinking water via school field trips, they worked with Seattle Public Utilities to create a virtual field trip to bring the watershed to the students. Through a series of videos and activity sheets students, and all greater Seattle customers, can learn all about their drinking water now, and into the future.

Cedar River Watershed

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Drop In With the Saving Water Partnership Video Series

Join local water geeks, Melissa and Jourdan, as they dive into a topic about our drinking water and talk about ways to use water wisely. Drop in to learn more! New videos posted most Thursday afternoons.

Cedar River Water & Sewer District is a member of the Saving Water Partnership, an organization comprised of 18 water utilities in King and Snohomish counties.
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How Can I Save Water?

Stop Water Waste From Leaks

No one benefits from leaks and they often waste more than you think. For many homeowners fixing leaks is a DIY project.

  • Fix running toilets: A running (leaking) toilet can use 200 gallons a day or more. That’s as much as taking an extra 10 showers a day.
    https://www.savingwater.org/indoors/fixing-leaks/toilet/
  • Toilet Rebates: Consider replacing your older toilet if it: ·
    Has recurring leaks
    Needs 2 flushes to clear the bowl
    Is more than 20 years ...
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Flushable Wipes…….NOT!!

Clogging the System: The Feud Over Flushable Wipes

December 23, 2019 by Diane Peters

In the basement of the Center for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University in Toronto, a lone toilet sits on a raised, tiled platform. Darko Joksimovic, an associate professor of civil engineering, drops a clean bathroom wipe into the bowl and flushes. It swims down a 66-foot pipeline that includes two 90-degree turns and clears it in one go.

He then collects the soggy material and drops ...

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