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Archive for October, 2018

SPU Proposes to Update Drainage and Wastewater Core Taps Charges

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) plans to update its charges for drainage and wastewater core taps on January 1, 2019. The drainage and wastewater core tap and core tap inspection charges were last updated over 14 years ago. SPU has reviewed and adjusted these charges to reflect the actual costs for SPU to provide these services […]


Rake Your Leaves to Prevent Flooding

Rake leaves from drains to prevent flooding and set out for FREE extra yard waste collection during November. Fallen leaves can block storm drains and lead to ponding and localized flooding in your neighborhood. You can help prevent this by raking and composting leaves. Follow these tips leaf-raking tips: • Avoid raked leaves near the […]


Seattle Public Utilities Rescues Goldfish

Two little fish safely relocated after being retrieved from storm drain Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) successfully rescued a pair of goldfish today who have been living in a storm water catch basin near Stevens Elementary on Capitol Hill. SPU first learned of the goldfish from the Capitol Hill Seattle blog, which reported that the fish […]


Free Sandbags Available in Flood-Prone Areas

Fall has arrived and it’s time to prepare for storm season! Seattle Public Utilities is offering a limited number of FREE filled sandbags to households and business owners in flood-prone areas. If you have experienced flooding in or around your home, you may want to consider using sandbags. While they don’t seal out water, sandbags […]