As Tacoma Public Utilities adjusts rates in 2013 and 2014, we understand that decisions we make will impact you. We take that responsibility seriously.
It’s our job to provide services that are vital to your quality of life. To continue to provide reliable, high-quality service, Tacoma Power and Tacoma Water must invest in their systems.
Tacoma Power owns and operates an extensive system that requires constant maintenance and upgrades. The utility operates and maintains seven hydroelectric dams, nearly 2,300 miles of power lines and dozens of substations. Tacoma Water must maintain its 1,350 miles of pipe, 27,000 valves, 10,000 fire hydrants and the many other components of its system.
Starting April 1, 2013, Tacoma Power rates increased an average of $4 per month.
Tacoma Water rates increased an average of $2 per month for Tacoma residents and $7 per month for those who live outside of Tacoma.View Public Works rates, set by the City of Tacoma.