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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 ...
January 10, 2017
Tacoma Power sending crews today to help with California storms
Four, four-person crews from Tacoma Power will drive to northern California around 3 p.m. today to help the region recover from storms and flooding that have left many without powe ...
December 16, 2016
Scammers targeting utility customers today
Scammers are in full force today calling Tacoma Public Utilities customers and demanding payment and threatening disconnection. According to several customers, a male who speaks w ...
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 ...