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2/8
Delivering on SPU’s commitment to provide clean, safe, and reliable drinking water to 1.5 million people every day could not happen without the dedication and expertise of our staff. We’re fortunate and proud to have some of the best and brightest [...]
1/24
On the 47th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower lies a treasure trove of history, but it’s not what one might expect. It’s the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Engineering Records Center, known as the “Vault.” Under the [...]
1/23
The start of the new year can inspire a fresh start to declutter and organize our living spaces. You might stumble upon a collection of old batteries or outdated electronics. How you handle these has changed as of January 1, 2024, and a new [...]
1/19
As we usher in the new year, Seattle is embarking on a journey towards a future without waste! Our city is at the forefront of sustainable practices and committed to reducing, reusing, and preventing waste at the source by embracing a culture [...]

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