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June 20, 2017
TPU’s community service, innovation capture national awards
Outstanding community service and innovation led to Tacoma Public Utilities receiving two awards today from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The awards were accepted a ...
June 17, 2017
TPU director elected vice chair of national public power association
Tacoma Public Utilities Director / CEO Bill Gaines was unanimously elected by his peers as vice chair of the board of the American Public Power Association (APPA) at the associatio ...
June 13, 2017
TPU launches first women's resource group
Nearly half of the women who work for Tacoma Public Utilities gathered yesterday to participate in a new resource group designed to support women in the workplace. Just over a quar ...
June 10, 2017
TPU director joins U.S. senators to promote bipartisan energy legislation
Tacoma Public Utilities Director Bill Gaines joined U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Lisa Murkowski at an event yesterday in support of federal legislation that would make energy s ...
May 24, 2017
Responsible land management and operational strategy earn Tacoma Water two big awards
Utility designated ‘Landowner of the Year’ by WDFW Protecting the Green River Watershed to provide customers with safe, reliable water serves as a key responsibility ...
May 3, 2017
Tacoma Power wins national award for new Cushman hatcheries
Tacoma Power received its sixth-straight Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters (OSAW) Award from the National Hydropower Association (NHA) on May 2. The award, for Recreat ...
April 4, 2017
Tacoma Power, Lewis County Department of Emergency Management to test emergency notification systems on April 5
Tacoma Power and the Lewis County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) will conduct a coordinated test of their emergency notification systems at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5. ...
April 3, 2017
Tacoma Power, Mason County Division of Emergency Management to test emergency notification systems on April 5
Tacoma Power and the Mason County Division of Emergency Management (DEM) will conduct a coordinated test of their emergency notification systems at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. Th ...
February 17, 2017
TPU Board to vote on power and water rates
The Public Utility Board will vote on two resolutions at its Feb. 22 meeting that, if approved, would increase the power and water rates for 2017 and 2018. The board will accept pu ...
January 27, 2017
Tacoma Water and regional partners’ work named a “Bright Idea in Government” by Harvard University
Tacoma Water is honored to receive a 2017 Bright Ideas in Government recognition from the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Gover ...