Posts categorized under April 2010 - At Your Service

Archives for April 2010

E-News Covers Sound’s Health

Restore Our Waters Launches New Online Newsletter “Restore Our Waters” is the City of Seattle’s commitment to take actions and promote partnerships that protect and improve our creeks, lakes, the Duwamish River and Puget Sound. In this issue (PDF) learn about the following, and more: The Puget Sound Starts Here… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Water Supply: Good

Seattle’s current water supply conditions at its reservoirs are good. However, with a less than normal snowpack this year, Seattle Public Utilities is closely monitoring and tracking our water supply and instream resources as we are now into the spring reservoir refill season. Recent weather in our region has been… [ Keep reading ]

Birding Program at Watershed

Family-Friendly Class Near North Bend The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is offering a beginning birding field series aimed at all ages.  Join us for two Saturdays along the shores of Rattlesnake Lake looking for and listening to ospreys, eagles, peregrine falcons and a host of neotropical migrants.  In these… [ Keep reading ]

Keep Vegetation Clear

Help water meter readers by trimming the grass, weeds, brush and branches around your meter box. By doing so, you help ensure precise meter reading and accurate utility bills. Collection of garbage, recycling, and food and yard waste can also be impacted. Vegetation that overhangs alleys and streets must allow… [ Keep reading ]

Look for 50% Off Coupon

Wash Smart and Protect Puget Sound As a way to thank you for choosing the most salmon-friendly way to wash your car, Seattle Public Utilities and the Puget Sound Car Wash Association are offering discounts at local area car washes. Look for “Bert’s Car Wash Coupon” in the next issue… [ Keep reading ]

Garbage Collection Back to Regular Schedule

With the drivers having returned to work, Seattle Public Utilities is asking customers to put out their garbage, yard waste and recycling on their regularly scheduled collection days. Customers are reminded to have their containers available by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. Residential customers whose collections were missed due to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Water Supply: Good

Seattle’s current water supply conditions at its reservoirs are good. However, with a less than normal snowpack this year, Seattle Public Utilities is closely monitoring and tracking our water supply and instream resources as we are now into the spring reservoir refill season. Recent weather in our region has been… [ Keep reading ]

Free Water-Saving Toilets

For Income-Qualified Seattle Homeowners Toilets are the biggest water-user in most homes. Replacing old toilets with high efficiency models can save a family of four up to 24,000 gallons of water and $140 each year. You can qualify for free toilets AND installation by a licensed plumber, if you meet… [ Keep reading ]

Medicine Take-Back Program

Properly disposing of household medicines has numerous benefits. Protect your family. Returning unwanted medications makes your home safer. Return unwanted medicines for free and safe disposal – learn how! Protect our community. Proper and safe disposal prevents theft and other misuse of medications. What’s the safest way to dispose of unwanted… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Water Supply: Good

Seattle’s current water supply conditions at its reservoirs are good. However, Seattle Public Utilities is closely monitoring and tracking our water supply and instream resources as we are now into the spring reservoir refill season. Last week, 1.12 inches and 2.30 inches of precipitation were recorded in our Cedar and… [ Keep reading ]