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Archives for August 2012

Protecting Seattle’s Waterways – The Duwamish River

The Duwamish—Seattle’s only river— supports shipping and industry while providing a resource for fishing and recreation. However, 20th century industrial activity has hurt this asset in our backyard. This January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will release a plan for the river’s long-term cleanup. Seattle Public Utilities and others will… [ Keep reading ]

Explore the Watershed Year-round

The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is now open for weekends year-round! Come visit the center, located a short 30-minute drive east of Seattle, and discover the primary source of the greater Seattle area’s drinking water. Free exhibits, rain drums, special programs, and a variety of trails for all abilities… [ Keep reading ]

Normal Collections on Labor Day

Regular Pickup Schedule in Effect for Monday, September 3 Seattle garbage, food and yard waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 am to ensure collection. The City of Seattle’s North… [ Keep reading ]

Free Car Wash Coupon

Thank you for choosing the best way to wash your car! Look for your FREE car wash coupon with your September or October Seattle Public Utilities bill. It’s good at any Brown Bear tunnel wash location. Washing your car on the street or driveway sends soap and grime into the nearest… [ Keep reading ]

Get a Free Water-saving Toilet

Don’t get stuck with a high bill from a leaky toilet! Qualified customers in Seattle can get up to two free water-efficient toilets and have them installed by a licensed plumber for free if they meet our income guidelines. Toilets are the main source of water use in the home,… [ Keep reading ]

Emergency Utility Repairs Continue

One northbound First Avenue S. lane impacted, work expected until evening of August 23 Emergency utility repairs to address the aftermath of a water main break will require the continued closure of roads and a sidewalk in the vicinity of First Avenue S. and S. Massachusetts Street until the evening… [ Keep reading ]

Ask the Mayor Tonight

Join the conversation as Mayor Mike McGinn sits down with host Brian Callanan for Ask the Mayor, this Wednesday, August 22 from 7 pm – 8 pm. They’ll be discussing current city issues. It’s easy to bring your questions to the table. Call 206-684-8821 during the live show from 7 pm –… [ Keep reading ]

Main Break by Safeco Field

A water main break will impact traffic for tonight’s 7 p.m. Mariner’s game. The break – south of Safeco Field – has reduced traffic to one lane northbound on 1st Avenue South between Edgar Martinez Drive South and South Massachusetts Street. Two lanes are open southbound on 1st Avenue South…. [ Keep reading ]

Compost Kit Concerts

Seattle Public Utilities is giving away reusable bags, kitchen compost bags and kitchen compost containers for free at the Out to Lunch concert series. August 22: Two Union Square, 12 pm — 1:30 pm August 29: Occidental Square, 5:30 pm — 7 pm August 31: Westlake Park, 12 pm — 1:30 pm… [ Keep reading ]

Got Leftover Paint?

If you have leftover paint it is best to use it up or give it away for someone else to use. Latex paint is not hazardous, but it must be solidified before it can go in the garbage with the lid off. Latex paint can be hardened by adding cat… [ Keep reading ]