Many City efforts sustain our environment every day. From water quality to an urban forest to helping businesses prevent spills, Sumner is committed to enhancing the natural environment in and around us. As always, it’s a partnership with our businesses and residents.

Latest News about the Environment

New Operations Facility

There’s the snow plows, the excavator, the bucket truck, the sand-bag machine, the electronic readerboard signs….Over the past few years, the City has invested in quality equipment to keep your water, sewer and road systems in good repair. Built in 2001, the existing City Shops facility has been out-grown for […]

166th/SR 410 Interchange

The State Route 410/166th Avenue interchange is a congested mess. Originally built in the early 1970s, this interchange serves regional commuters cutting through Sumner to avoid the SR 167 congestion and thousands of vehicles trying to access busy commercial areas. Beyond the usual congestion found at so many regional interchanges/routes, […]
White River in the summer

White River Restoration

In the center of the vibrant Puget Sound region, one stretch of the White River through Sumner poses challenges for wildlife, for infrastructure and for the regional economy. In 2015, the State of Washington invested $824,000 for Sumner to lead a dialogue group regarding a small stretch of the river. […]

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A number of Sumner’s residents and businesses partner with the City to help clear invasive species from trails, plant trees, and protect open space. Keep watching our website and social media for ways you can help keep Sumner green.

Volunteers plant trees along Sumner’s trails.
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