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Tacoma Public Utilities News Room
July 5, 2018
Murray Morgan Bridge to close for Tacoma Power system upgrades July 9 through August 17
Tacoma Power is upgrading its power lines attached to the Murray Morgan Bridge (11th Street Bridge in Tacoma) to bring more electrical capacity to Tacoma’s Central Business D ...
June 26, 2018
TPU customers targeted by new, potentially dangerous scam attack
Tacoma Public Utilities’ Customer Services team has been flooded by phone calls from customers concerned they may have been the target of a scam. Nearly 200 people have conta ...
May 23, 2018
Jackie Flowers selected to lead Tacoma Public Utilities
May 23, 2018 The Tacoma Public Utility Board voted unanimously tonight to begin negotiations with Jackie Flowers, who, pending successful contract negotiations and confirmatio ...
May 9, 2018
Three candidates to vie for Tacoma Public Utilities director position
The Public Utility Board announced May 9 the three finalists who will be considered to serve as the next director of Tacoma Public Utilities. The finalists include: Jackie Flow ...
March 27, 2018
Public meeting to discuss North 21st Street tower and pole replacements set for March 29
Tacoma Power will host a meeting Thursday, March 29 to share information and answer questions about its upcoming transmission tower and power pole replacement project along North 2 ...
March 23, 2018
City of Tacoma releases RFI/Q to solicit potential partnerships for Click! Network
The City of Tacoma issued a Request for Information/Qualifications (RFI/Q) today to solicit input from qualified entities interested in developing a collaborative partnership arran ...
December 18, 2017
TPU board seeks feedback to inform hiring process for new director
The Tacoma Public Utility Board, in coordination with the Tacoma City Council, is in the process of hiring a new Tacoma Public Utilities director. The five-member utility board is ...
November 30, 2017
Tacoma Power awards $50,000 grant to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for solar energy project
A grant from Tacoma Power will help fund a renewable energy boost at a building where tigers, tapirs, gibbons, and other zoo animals rest their heads. With funding provided by the ...
November 21, 2017
TPU board selects former superintendent as interim director
The Public Utility Board selected former Tacoma Water Superintendent Linda McCrea to serve as the interim utilities director until a permanent director is hired. The Tacoma City ...
October 24, 2017
Public invited to attend the Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event Nov. 4 at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Anyone interested in learning more about electric vehicles can stop by the front entrance of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 4 to test d ...