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Archive for July, 2019

New and Improved Online Payment Experience

Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light are always looking ways to make life easier for our customers. Today we are excited to announce a new and improved online payment experience. With a better user interface, better accessibility and new ways to get notified of your bill, managing your billing online is easier than ever! […]


Enhancing Racial Equity by Partnering with Youth

Last week we welcomed 20 youth interns to the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) team. The interns are part of the Seattle Youth Employment Program, a City of Seattle program that promotes work readiness and introduces young people ages 16-22 years old to career opportunities through paid internships for young people in our community who are […]


Focusing on Equity to Plan for Our Urban Forest’s Future

Seattle’s urban forest is a treasure. The trees throughout our city clean the air and water, make our streets pedestrian-friendly, calm traffic in residential areas, lower our stress hormones, shape and shade our neighborhoods, slow stormwater runoff, sequester carbon, cool heat islands, and so much more. The urban forest is both essential to and created […]


July 4 Solid Waste Service Updates

Seattle Public Utilities’ North Transfer Station in Wallingford will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to help ease traffic congestion from the 4th of July event at Gasworks Park.  Residential solid waste collection will remain on normal schedule (this means Thursday customers should put their containers out as usual), and the South Transfer Station will […]


Project Spotlight: Swale on Yale

For many of Seattle Public Utilities’ projects, there’s often more benefit than meets the eye. Such is the case for the Swale on Yale project, a green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) project started in 2012 and now in its second phase. At first glance, the project’s garden-like swales, built on the 300 and 400 blocks of […]