Welcome!Thank you for visiting the West Seattle rain gardens website. We started this site when King County planned to construct "biorentention swales" in our neighborhoods. Bioswales are NOT rain gardens. We hope you’ll carefully review the content of the site to learn from our experience, especially if a similar project is proposed for your community. We support green infrastructure, but we advocate for safe options to address Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs).
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Attend the Open Houses and Speak Up
King County is planning a series of Open Houses this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24. The goals is to “to discuss details of the bioretention swales planned for your block.” If you have questions or concerns about the Barton … Continue reading
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Thank you for visiting the new West Seattle rain gardens website. We started this site due to numerous concerns about the biorentention swales King County is planning to construct in our neighborhoods. Bioswales are not rain gardens. Please read the Issues page to … Continue reading
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