Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) was commissioned by the Seattle City Council to explore whether savings and efficiencies can be made by changing how often garbage is collected. SPU believes that if every-other-week garbage collection were implemented citywide, it would:
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is replacing the North Transfer Station with a more modern and efficient facility that will meet the growing future needs of the city. The new North Transfer Station is expected to open in 2016.
Some of the benefits from our water system projects include:
These sewer and drainage improvements will protect public health and safety by preventing sewer backups into people’s homes and businesses, as well as preventing street flooding. They will also help to protect our natural waterways from polluted stormwater runoff.