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August 26, 2015
Region hitting 10 percent water reduction goal
Utilities continue to ask for reduced water use Puget Sound Region (Aug. 26, 2015) In the last two weeks, the region has collectively cut back on its water use by 10 percent, ...
August 12, 2015
Former city, state employee to serve as next Tacoma Public Utility Board member
Karen Larkin, a former city of Tacoma and state of Washington employee, will serve a five-year term as the newest member of the Tacoma Public Utility Board. She will attend her fir ...
August 11, 2015
Everett, Seattle, Tacoma move to “Voluntary Stage” of water shortage plans
Region’s customers asked to voluntarily reduce water use by 10 percent Puget Sound Region (Aug. 11, 2015) After unusually hot weather, the region’s all-time driest May ...
July 27, 2015
Everett, Seattle, Tacoma activate water shortage response plans
Puget Sound Region (July 27, 2015) Historic low river levels – combined with record-setting hot and dry weather that have significantly increased the demand for water – ...
July 1, 2015
Drought year affecting recreation at parks on Alder Lake
Tacoma Power’s Alder Lake, Sunny Beach Point and Rocky Point parks on Alder Lake are open for recreation, but due to drought conditions, visitors should be aware of the follo ...
June 25, 2015
Clay Norris chosen as Tacoma Power’s power manager
Tacoma Power selected Clay Norris to lead its Power Management section. Norris, who currently works for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), will begin working for Taco ...
June 22, 2015
Tacoma Power to replace power lines over Murray Morgan Bridge; one lane of bridge will close
On Tuesday, June 23, Tacoma Power will start a project to replace the high-voltage power lines that cross the top of the Murray Morgan Bridge, which spans the Thea Foss Waterway at ...
June 11, 2015
TPU director selected for national electric industry leadership role
At its annual national conference in Minneapolis this week, the American Public Power Association (APPA) appointed TPU Director and CEO Bill Gaines to the Executive Committee of it ...
May 28, 2015
Cowlitz Fisheries Annual Project Review meeting set for June 3
Tacoma Power, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Cowlitz Fisheries Technical Committee will host a public meeting about Cowlitz River fisheries and hatchery pr ...
April 29, 2015
Tacoma Power wins national award for Little Falls fish passage project
Tacoma Power received its fourth straight Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award from the National Hydropower Association yesterday. The award, for Recreational, Envi ...