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Update on SPU Closures

Seattle Public Utilities is working to ensure the safety of our community and our workforce. With the Mayor’s Executive Order aligning with the ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order, the following facilities will remain closed to the public until at least May 4, 2020. The Following Facilities are Closed Until at Least May 4, 2020: The […]

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Spring Clean 2020 & Adopt-A-Street Programs Cancelled Until Further Notice

To maintain proper social distancing and minimize the possible spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the community clean-up programs, Spring Clean & Adopt-A-Street, effective immediately. While this was a tough call to make, please know that we are appreciative of everyone who has been involved in past Spring […]

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Keep a Lid on it Seattle & How to Set Out Extras

What to do when you have too much? Consider only putting out what can fit in your cart. Make sure you can close your cart and set out extras the right way. Seattleites are spending more time at home this spring and if you’re like most people, that means you’re spending that time cleaning. You […]

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An Increase in Clogged Sewer Lines Across the Country, a Good Reminder to Protect Your Pipes!

Many of us are spending more and more time at home these days. With that, comes more time in everyone’s favorite part of the home, the bathroom.   To keep yourself from having to experience the frustration that comes with a clogged or backed up sewer line, there’s really one simple rule you need to follow: only […]

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Postpone Transfer Station Trips

Transfer Stations are ONLY open for essential trips – urgent and perishable waste. DO NOT visit if you are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 (ie. fever, cough, difficulty breathing). If you do visit, maintain distancing while at the stations. Bring only urgent and perishable waste  – Waste that will rot, cause odor, or attract pests (food, diapers) or that poses another public health risk. […]

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SPU & City Light Customers Impacted by COVID-19 Have Options When It Comes To Billing

At Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) we are aware of the potential impacts of COVID-19 on our customers and our community. We are committed to continuing to provide customers with our services including solid waste collection, maintaining and delivering clean, safe drinking water, as well drainage & wastewater services during the COVID-19 Civil Emergency. We are […]

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Fix A Leak Week

Fix a Leak Week 2020 runs March 16-22 and in celebration, we have compiled some helpful tips and tricks so you can find and fix some your home’s pesky (and often costly) leaks. For most of us, we don’t realize we even have a leak in our homes until major changes start showing up in […]

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Coming Soon: New Utility Services Website

We are always looking for ways to make things easier for our customers, and there is a big upgrade on the way for you. In partnership with Seattle City Light, we’re launching a new utility services website. In addition to existing online capabilities, the new website will feature enhanced customer service tools including the ability […]

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Seattle’s Water: From the Mountains to Your Tap

As Seattleites, we don’t often have to think about our access to safe, drinkable water. Unfortunately, according to the World Health Organization, this is the reality that more than 785 million people worldwide have to face as they lack basic drinking-water services. According to the same source, by 2025, half the world’s population will be […]

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Recycle Your Valentine’s Day

It’s estimated that $2.1 billion will be spent on flowers alone in celebration of Valentine’s Day this year alone. It’s no secret that Valentine’s Day, like most holidays (aside from Earth Day!), can come with a significant amount of waste. Between candy, flowers, gifts, cards, and crafts, the waste surrounding this holiday can truly add […]

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