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Have Fun & Raise Awareness with Storm Drain Stenciling

With many volunteer roles being put on hold due to the health crisis, it can be a struggle to find safe ways to to give back and help our communities. One way we can help is through storm drain stenciling. How does a stencil help? Stenciling storm drains helps to bring awareness to our friends […]

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Project Spotlight: South Park Pump Station

Seattle Public Utilities began construction in late August on the new South Park Pump Station, to improve chronic flooding and drainage issues in the northern industrial area of Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. This area experiences chronic flooding for a few main reasons: Stormwater can’t drain during high tideSouth Park is located along the Lower Duwamish […]

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Hygiene Resources for City’s Most Vulnerable During Covid-19

City to Relocate Hygiene Station from Closed Waterfront to Accessible Location for Unhoused Clients  Clients Have Taken More Than 6,300 Showers at City’s Two Shower Trailers   For many of us, access to water and basic hygiene is something we never really think about. We turn on our faucets, reach for the soap and lather up. But for our neighbors experiencing homelessness, access to hand washing […]

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Why Do We Say Puget Sound Starts Here?

Celebrate Puget Sound Starts Here Month this September by learning more about this unique natural resource & while you’re at it, take our quiz to test your knowledge & receive a free 12-month subscription to Chinook Book! Puget Sound is an area we all call home. Did you know that it’s both a region and a body of […]

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Show Your Support for Front Line Workers by Giving 6 Feet of Space

We want to thank our customers for their support and interest in the work SPU does out in the field working to keep clean water in our taps, our curbside waste collected, and sewers flowing. Needless to say, SPU’s essential Front Line staff are Front Line Heroes! To show your support for SPU staff and […]

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Seattle’s Water: From the Mountains to Your Tap

As Seattleites, we don’t often have to think about our access to safe, drinkable water. Unfortunately, according to the World Health Organization, this is the reality that more than 785 million people worldwide have to face as they lack basic drinking-water services. According to the same source, by 2025, half the world’s population will be […]

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Master a Skill that Supports Sustainability in Your Community with SPU & Tilth Alliance

Seattle residents are encouraged to apply to the Master Composter and Sustainability Stewards course, a program offered through a partnership with SPU and Tilth Alliance. This five-week, nine-session volunteer training program will strengthen your knowledge and prepare you to provide community outreach with a lasting impact on our environment. The training course covers the following […]

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$30 Toilet Discount Ends Oct. 31

Seattle Public Utilities’ $30 instant discount on efficient toilets ends Saturday Oct. 31, 2009. By replacing their old water-guzzling toilets with efficient WaterSense-labeled models, Seattle homeowners can cut their utility bills by $260 a year and reduce water waste. Eligible customers who have misplaced the $30 coupon can receive a replacement coupon by calling 206-684-SAVE […]

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