Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Education

Customer Service - phone number 206-684-3000

CEDAR RIVER WATERSHED EDUCATION CENTER

The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is a regional education facility created as a gathering place to connect people with the source of their water. Nestled above the shores of Rattlesnake Lake (pdf) in the Cascade foothills, the Center is a gateway to the Cedar River Municipal Watershed, which provides drinking water for 70% of 1.4 million people living in the greater Seattle area.

LOST & (PUGET) SOUND VIDEO / TEACHING TOOLS

  • This film follows three teens who lose a key down a storm drain. View video (29 minutes).
  • Teaching guide and related lesson plans (grades 3 – 9), for copies contact Beth Miller.

LESSON PLANS & CLASSROOM PRESENTATIONS

URBAN WATERSHED FIELD TRIPS

Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Parks offer naturalist-led educational programs about salmon and urban watersheds each fall at local creeks. Ask about scholarships for fees and transportation. Contact Seattle Parks to sign up (206) 684-0877. Environmental education and outdoor programs.

STENCILING

Sign up to stenciling a storm drain and help educate your community about where our stormwater goes. Groups and individuals are welcome.

PIPERS CREEK SALMON STEWARDS

Each fall hundreds of salmon make their way into Seattle’s urban streams. Volunteer some of your weekend time to educate visitors about our urban watersheds and what they can do to help salmon and water quality. All the training you need is provided. Contact Bill Malatinsky

BROCHURES & HANDOUTS

Need educational materials for an event or a meeting? We have information on pet waste, car care, yard care, rain gardens, recycling and more. restoreourwaters@seattle.gov.

SEATTLE RELEAF TREE AMBASSADORS

The Seattle ReLeaf Tree Ambassador program trains Seattle residents to be local leaders in urban forest stewardship.

GREEN SEATTLE PARTNERSHIP

Green Seattle Partnership volunteer events are happening all over the city every weekend - it's easy to get involved!