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Water System Projects


Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has replaced six of its open reservoirs with underground structures that will improve the quality and security of our water supply. The reservoir covering program also provided 76 acres of new open space. Reservoirs that have been replaced with underground structures include Magnolia (1995), Lincoln (2004), Myrtle (2008), Beacon (2009), West Seattle (2010) and Maple Leaf (2012). Reservoir Covering