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No Solid Waste Collections on Thanksgiving Day

South Transfer Station closed Thursday, November 26 SEATTLE — Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, no garbage, food and yard waste or recycling will be collected in Seattle on Thursday, Nov. 26. Collections scheduled for Thursday will occur on Friday, and Friday collections will occur on Saturday. Customers should be sure… [ Keep reading ]

Regional water supply conditions back to normal

Cities deactivate Water Shortage Response Plans, monitor weather Puget Sound Region (Nov. 23, 2015) Today, Everett, Seattle and Tacoma are deactivating their Water Shortage Response Plans. Heavy rains in late October and early November led the three cities to declare that water supply conditions were getting back to normal. Since… [ Keep reading ]

Pledge to Protect Seattle’s Waterways (and get free Chinook Book coupons!)

Did you know that most of the storm drains in Seattle empty directly into the nearest body of water?  That means when it rains, anything we’ve left on the ground—drips from auto leaks, yard chemicals, pet poop—makes its way to local waters like Lake Washington and Lake Union, and eventually… [ Keep reading ]

Rain is coming; you can help prevent clogged street drains

Learn how prepare for winter weather, at SEATTLE — With National Weather Service forecasts calling for up to four inches of rain today through Saturday, the Take Winter by Storm campaign is urging residents of Western Washington urban areas to adopt local street drains, to make sure they are… [ Keep reading ]

Regional water supply conditions improve

Cities move from voluntary to advisory stage Puget Sound Region (Nov. 10, 2015) Recent rains have improved our region’s water supply. Now cautiously optimistic about water supply conditions, Everett, Seattle and Tacoma are moving to the lowest stage of their Water Shortage Response Plans, the advisory stage. Conditions no longer… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Advisory Update: Pipe repair work continues at S. Dearborn and 8th Ave. S.

(November 10, 2015) Traffic flow continues to be restricted near the junction of S. Dearborn Street and 8th Avenue. S., where utility crews are working to repair or replace a failed joint on a 24-inch water main. Currently, three eastbound lanes and one westbound lane are open on S. Dearborn, between… [ Keep reading ]