Pipelining Seattle

The winter months in Seattle, Spokane, and other nearby cities, bring challenges for street maintenance and storm water systems due to the inclement weather. The water systems have been cause for concern, as bouts of snow have piled up in neighborhoods throughout the state. Once...

The City of Everett is in the process of inspecting specific northwest neighborhood downspouts in the combined sewer area. If your downspouts qualify for the program, the Conservation District will outline and install a downspout disconnection system for your home at no expense to you. Properly...

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars...

Like many cities, Seattle, has had its share of problems with combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). Recently, more than 154 million gallons of raw sewage and storm water spilled into the water bodies around the city. However, a unique consent decree...

Natural drainage prevents polluted runoff from harming the fish and other wildlife that call Longfellow Creek home. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is responsible for managing storm water throughout the city. There is use of a three-pronged approach to prevent sewage overflows: fix it first, keep...