Combined Water System

StormwaterCombined Sewer Storm Water Systems may seem an unlikely topic for a landscape blog. I believe an understanding of the way storm water and sewerage are disposed of in Seattle (through the same pipes), leads to an opportunity for home owners. Water that runs off our streets and roofs into storm drains, it contains chemicals and bacteria. Puget Sound cities often collect this water and route it to a combined sewer/storm water water treatment system before it is released into rivers or the Puget Sound.