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Earth Month In Action: Creating Communities of Young People Empowered to Save Water

It’s a busy Friday afternoon at Soos Creek Elementary. Students whisper to each other as they pass through the hall and shout as they run around the playground. And in Ms. Brown’s sixth grade classroom, everyone is shuffling in their chairs to get a better view of the person that… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Month In Action: Seattle Students Help Restore Native Landscapes at the Cedar River Watershed

When The Downtown School in Seattle needed a place for their high school students to do service learning, they called SPU’s Cedar River Watershed Education Center. The Center, just 35 miles east of Seattle, is a gateway to one of earth’s gems – the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. The watershed… [ Keep reading ]

Take a Virtual Field Trip to the Cedar River Watershed

At the start of the pandemic, one year ago, we had no idea what a huge impact it would have on our lives, our livelihoods, and our kids. While our normal work at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center (CRWEC) had us leading school field trips so that children could… [ Keep reading ]

Turning Seattle On to Great Water

When an SPU customer calls about an issue with their drinking water – say the water is a brownish color instead of the normal crystal clear – they will usually end up speaking with Sheppard (Shep) Gray, Enos Mowatt, Jennifer (Jen) Coffin, or Kenneth (Ken) Volpone. These four water inspectors… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Water: From the Mountains to Your Tap

As Seattleites, we don’t often have to think about our access to safe, drinkable water. Unfortunately, according to the World Health Organization, this is the reality that more than 785 million people worldwide have to face as they lack basic drinking-water services. According to the same source, by 2025, half… [ Keep reading ]