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Learn about Rebates for Rain Gardens and Cisterns

Do you know what a rain garden is? Rain gardens can be thought of as a personal water quality system. A rain garden is a shallow, constructed depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants and grasses. It is located in your landscape to receive polluted runoff from hard surfaces such as a… [ Keep reading ]

Why Is Seattle Water So Good?

For over 100 years, we’ve benefited from wise water planning. The 2012 Drinking Water Quality Report, arriving in mailboxes this May, shows that Seattle’s tap water continues to be some of the best in the nation. Learn about the history of why our water is so good. Pure water from fire… [ Keep reading ]

May 4 West Seattle Auto Leaks Class

Are you nervous when you take your car into the mechanic? Learn more about your car, including if it has an oil or other fluid leak at Seattle Public Utilities’ FREE Auto Leaks Class. It’s a $125 value. Join the experts at West Seattle High School’s Automotive Center for our next… [ Keep reading ]

Look for Your 50% Off Car Wash Coupon

Wash Smart and Protect Puget Sound Washing your car on the street or driveway sends soap and grime into the nearest storm drain. That pollution goes in a local creek, lake or Puget Sound and harms fish and wildlife. Instead, take your car to a commercial car wash like Elephant… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday, April 27 Is Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday, April 27 is National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day. The day highlights the critical need for ongoing and sustainable safe drug disposal programs. Learn where you can take your old prescription medicine. It’s just a click away. Why Take Back Your Meds? Safe disposal reduces medicines in the environment. Large amounts of powerful medicines go unused… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Miss Out! Up to $130 in Car Repair Savings

April Is Almost Over. Get that Leaky Car Fixed and Protect Puget Sound. Vehicle leaks can cause havoc for drivers and the environment, but a new program called Don’t Drip & Drive puts Western Washington residents in the driver’s seat for finding an affordable fix. This April, drivers can take their vehicle… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Miss Out! Spring Clean Your Neighborhood

Spring Clean — Seattle’s premier community cleanup event — ends in May. You still have time to plan a cleanup event in your neighborhood with our help. We’ll supply you. Volunteers receive free litter cleanup bags, gloves, safety vests, and waste disposal permits. Need an idea? Pick up litter, stencil… [ Keep reading ]

Experience the Cedar River Watershed

Do you know where Seattle’s high quality tap water comes from? Join Seattle Public Utilities this summer for a variety of guided and self-guided programs and discover for yourself! Visit the Cedar River Watershed Education Center, near North Bend. Enjoy free hands-on exhibits, rain drums, and beautiful Rattlesnake Lake. Signup… [ Keep reading ]

Team Up to Protect Puget Sound

Join the Seattle Mariners for Puget Sound Starts Here Night at Safeco Field on Saturday, May 11 (6:10 pm) as they take on the Oakland A’s. Receive a FREE Seattle Mariners Puget Sound Starts Here Cap when purchasing tickets through this special online offer! DEADLINE TO PURCHASE: Friday, May 10 at 5:00… [ Keep reading ]

Regular solid waste pickup for Seattle residents

Seattle garbage service, recycling and compost collection is expected to be unaffected by reported picketing at Republic Services facilities in Seattle, Lynnwood and Kent. Seattle residents are asked to put out their solid waste materials on their regular schedule. According to news reports, the picketing is a show of solidarity… [ Keep reading ]