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Tacoma Public Utilities News Room
March 18, 2019
Tacoma Public Utility Board adopts resolution to negotiate with Rainier Connect
On Monday evening, March 18, the Tacoma Public Utility Board voted to adopt a resolution to pursue negotiations with Tacoma-based internet service provider, Rainier Connect, for ex ...
March 11, 2019
Click! Network invites public comment on the proposed terms of partnership
The Click! Network invites public comment as policymakers consider expanding its existing partnership with one of two cable and Internet service providers, Tacoma-based Rainier Con ...
March 1, 2019
Tacoma Power offers Water Access Grant opportunity for Cowlitz River basin projects
Tacoma Power is accepting applications for a grant of up to $89,120 to construct a public water access facility in the Cowlitz River basin upstream of the Toutle River. Eligible ex ...
December 28, 2018
Tacoma Power Awards Grants to Tacoma Housing Authority and Bates Technical College for Solar Energy Projects
Contributions from Evergreen Options program will support campus for homeless youth and bolster local educational institute Today, Tacoma Power announced the winners of its Ever ...
November 13, 2018
Public invited to discuss Click! network Nov. 19
Tacoma is pursuing enhancements to the public-owned network, called Click! and will hold a public stakeholder gathering from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. City and utility leade ...
November 8, 2018
Water sample test showed high PFAS levels at one well in Tacoma
Tacoma Water, in response to national and regional concerns, and as part of its mission to provide clean, reliable water – recently conducted voluntary testing for manmade pe ...
October 24, 2018
Tacoma Public Utility Board to vote on budget, rates tonight
After reviewing plans and staff presentations for more than eight months, the Public Utility Board will vote on a budget at its 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight that will set upcoming rat ...
September 13, 2018
City of Tacoma working to reduce carbon pollution through electric vehicles
The City of Tacoma General Government and Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) have teamed up to reduce carbon pollution – and they’ll do it through electric vehicles (EVs). B ...
September 10, 2018
Renewable energy grants available for local nonprofits
Building renewable energy projects may seem out of reach for many nonprofits, schools, churches and government organizations. Not anymore. Through the Evergreen Options program, Ta ...
July 16, 2018
Tacoma Power to begin Henderson Bay tower and power line replacement project later this month
For 92 years, four electric towers have stood in Henderson Bay holding the lines that carry power to Tacoma from the Cushman Dam. At the end of this month, Tacoma Power will begin ...