Andrew Lee, Interim CEO
Andrew Lee,
General Manager/CEO

Andrew Lee, General Manager/CEO

Andrew Lee has worked for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) for over 11 years and is currently the SPU General Manager / Chief Executive Officer (GM/CEO).

Andrew has spent his entire 23-year career working on water, wastewater, and stormwater issues, with 17 of those years in local government for Seattle, San Francisco, and Bellevue. Andrew is regionally and nationally recognized for his expertise in water/wastewater regulations, smart water technology, and asset management.

Andrew is nationally recognized for his expertise in water/wastewater regulations, smart water technology, and asset management. He is passionate about developing high performance organizations through an emphasis on shared leadership, employee engagement, diversity/equity/inclusion, and partnering with community.

Andrew has a BS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Environmental Engineering and Sciences, both from Stanford University. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington State and California, and a certified Project and Program Management Professional.

Each year, SPU updates a collection of data that speaks to how SPU delivered services for our customers and community.

2021 has been an extraordinary year at Seattle Public Utilities. Despite the numerous challenges brought on by the pandemic, SPU staff adjusted and adapted, and we sustained and grew our successful partnership with the community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations.

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The Engineering Records Vault is an archive of City infrastructure information located in the Seattle Municipal Tower. If you are visiting the Records Vault for the first time, you will need to create a user account in our office so our staff can provide you with digital images.

The vault includes engineering quarter section maps (GIS computer-generated and older mylar), aerial topography maps, sewerage and drainage topography maps, basemaps, and various City maps, including the 1:400 scale maps and the Vault Plan Index (VPI) original mylar.

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Seattle contracts with Recology, Inc. and Waste Management of Washington, Inc. for garbage, recycling, and food and yard waste collection services. The City also has contracts with different companies to process solid waste and for the transportation and disposal of the City's solid waste in Oregon.

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