Taking Care of Your Water at the Source

Photo of the watershed on a clear morning

Find out how the sources of Seattle's water, the Cedar and Tolt Municipal Watersheds, are managed now and for the future.

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Watersheds

  Diagram of a Watershed

Graphic | 2 minutes

A simple graphic that illustrates the concept of a watershed.

URL: https://your.kingcounty.gov/dnrp/library/natural-resources/graphics/what-is-a-watershed-1802.pdf

Diagram of the geographic parts of a watershed


  A Watershed Model Demonstration!

Video | 3 minutes

The Cedar River Watershed is closed to unsupervised public access. Watch this video to see why it's so important to keep homes, businesses, and recreation away from our drinking water.

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adeuleuK0x0


  Who's Watching the Cedar River Watershed?

Video | 1 minute

Learn about who’s protecting your drinking water and how they do it.

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9UmcLN5L-4


  What is a Watershed?

Video | 1 minute

A short video that explains what a watershed is and how important they are.

URL: https://vimeo.com/94478212