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Renton, Washington: Lovely Sewage Plant Grotto

Artistic environments along pleasant trails on top of what otherwise would be just a water treatment plant.

Waterworks Gardens

1200 Monster Rd Southwest, Renton, WA
Waterworks Gardens, next to King County's South Treatment Plant.
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Mosaic grotto.

Water Treatment Plant Grotto

A very detailed stone and marble mosaic grotto designed by an artist. Part of the Waterworks Park in Renton WA. Built by King Co. Water treatment plant.

[Michael Anway, 12/15/2008]

Open since 1996, there's also a bit of a monolith/henge arrangement. The beautiful public sculptures are artfully dappled among algae-covered ponds filtering stormwater.

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