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Tacoma Public Utilities News Room
December 2, 2016
Tacoma Power named a leader in energy efficiency
Two employees who created Tacoma Power’s video chat inspection program earned this year’s Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award for Innovation from the Northwest Energy ...
October 19, 2016
Tacoma Water recognized as a top 10 national utility
Year after year of planning, strategy and excellence helped Tacoma Water win a Platinum Award for Utility Excellence from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA). AMW ...
September 9, 2016
Public Utility Board taking public comment regarding future of Click! Network
The Public Utility Board intends to vote on a final resolution at its Sept. 28 meeting to give formal direction for a revised Click! Network business plan and establish Click!&rsqu ...
May 18, 2016
Sample results from 12 homes show Tacoma Water is safe to drink
In response to high lead levels found in pipes outside four customers’ homes in early April, Tacoma Water conducted additional, extensive sampling and testing to ensure it is ...
May 16, 2016
Cowlitz Fisheries Annual Project Review meeting set for May 19
Tacoma Power, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Cowlitz Fisheries Technical Committee will host a public meeting about Cowlitz River fisheries and hatchery progra ...
May 6, 2016
City Council Seeks Applicants for the Tacoma Public Utility Board
MEDIA CONTACT Charleen Jacobs, Staff Liaison,, (253) 502-8201City Council Seeks Applicants for the Tacoma Public Utility BoardThe Tacoma City Council ...
April 29, 2016
Tacoma Water crews going door-to-door tomorrow
In response to finding high lead levels outside four Tacoma homes recently, Tacoma Water mailed letters to homes and businesses that may have lead goosenecks – a short pipe c ...
April 26, 2016
Tacoma Power wins national award for Floating Fish Collector
Tacoma Power received its fifth straight Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters (OSAW) Award from the National Hydropower Association (NHA) today. The award, for Recreation ...
April 25, 2016
Additional sampling at four Tacoma homes shows low lead results
Additional sampling taken inside four customers’ homes to better understand the current risk of lead exposure shows results that are much lower than samples taken from pipes ...
April 21, 2016
Map of potential lead gooseneck locations available on Tacoma Water website
Tacoma Water has been working to identify locations of lead goosenecks that may still exist in its water system. As part of that, the utility conducted special sampling at four cus ...