Stokley Towles offers a gutter's eye view of Seattle's drainage system and the Seattle Public Utilities' (SPU) employees who guide, monitor and maintain stormwater flow in the city. Meet Ellen, a gutter detective. Learn about John's trips into the bowels of the city and what he finds there. Discover who tracks toxins before they poison Lake Union.
Towles weaves interviews, observations and historical research together with images and props to talk about runoff in a humorous and illuminating fashion, revealing the world of drainage and stormwater and the people who manage it across the city.