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October 7, 2015
Region continues to meet 10 percent water reduction goal
Puget Sound Region (Oct. 7, 2015) Fall has arrived, but consistent fall rains have not. Everett, Seattle and Tacoma remain in the second stage of their drought response plans. The ...
October 7, 2015
Public meeting on Upper Cowlitz River fisheries set for Oct. 14 in Packwood
Tacoma Power, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Cowlitz Fisheries Technical Committee will host an informational public meeting about Upper Cowlitz River fish ...
October 7, 2015
Tacoma Power to build community solar project, invites customers to invest
Tacoma Power will build Pierce County’s first community solar project early next year. Electric customers who want to invest in solar energy can register now at TacomaPower.c ...
September 23, 2015
At a critical time for fish, region maintains 14 percent water reduction
Puget Sound Region (Sept. 23, 2015) While we wait for the fall rains to come in earnest, it remains important for people to reduce their water use. Everett, Seattle and Tacoma cont ...
September 9, 2015
Despite rain, cities ask people to continue reducing water use
Puget Sound Region (Sept. 9, 2015) While the rain has been falling off and on recently, Everett, Seattle and Tacoma continue to ask people to reduce water use by 10 percent. ...
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 ...