The Clean Water Act took effect 40 years ago Thursday. In 1972, stormwater pollution was nowhere near a top priority. Today, it's taken the lead as the top water contaminator. How bad is it? Puget Sound diver Laura James takes us where nobody wants to go -- inside a stormwater outfall -- to get an upclose look.

Produced, narrated, and edited by
Katie Campbell

Underwater videography by
Michael Bendixen
Laura James

Above water videography by
Katie Campbell
Michael Werner
Greg Davis

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Comment by Katie Campbell on April 14, 2013 at 10:12pm

Drained was recently nominated for three NW regional Emmys in the categories of best science feature, best public affairs feature and in the craft category of best reporting.

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