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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Summer Family and Signature Tap Water Tours 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
6/19/2014  5:05:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Contact: Chris Holland, 206- 733-9421, Chris.holland@seattle.gov



NEAR NORTH BEND, WA   Have you ever wondered where your mountain fresh tap water comes from?  Find out this summer by joining us for a tour of the protected Cedar River Municipal Watershed. This Naturalist-led tour, by bus and by foot, provides a great opportunity to learn about and see the source of your drinking water within this unparalleled protected Cascade Mountain water supply.

WHEN:
Family Tap Water Tours: July 11, 12, 13 and August 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10: Starts: 10:15 and 1:15, 1 hour tour (All ages)

Signature Tap Water Tours:  Many Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, starting July 18 thru September 7:  Start- 10:15, 2.5 hour tour (10 & older)

TO REGISTER:
Registration is required. Online registration  or Call (206) 733-9421.

COST:
Between $5 and $10 per person per tour

WHERE:
The Cedar River Watershed Education Center, just east of North Bend (about 32 miles from downtown Seattle). Web link: www.seattle.gov/util/crwec

DIRECTIONS:
From I-90 going East, Take Exit 32 (436th Ave.) Turn right at the end of the off-ramp. Follow the road (436th Ave. SE, Cedar Falls Rd. SE) for about 2.5 miles to Rattlesnake Lake. Continue with the lake on your right side until you reach the Cedar River Watershed Education Center. 
Map:  http://www.seattle.gov/util/groups/public/@spu/@diroff/documents/webcontent/01_014560.pdf

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In addition to providing a reliable water supply to about 1.3 million residents in the Seattle metropolitan area, SPU provides essential sewer, drainage, solid waste and engineering services that safeguard public health, maintain the City’s infrastructure and protect, conserve and enhance the region's environmental resources.
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