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Tacoma Public Utilities News Room
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 ...
April 13, 2016
TPU volunteer program wins first employer-based Governor’s Volunteer Service Award
Volunteerism and giving thrive at Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU). Throughout the year, employees give their time, skills and money to help those most in need. This week, Gov. Jay I ...
April 12, 2016
Tacoma Power recognized for providing reliable, safe electric service
Tacoma Power was recently recognized by the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its reliable, safe electric service. APPA gave 29 of the country’s public power util ...
March 31, 2016
Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center switches to LED lighting
New, high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting upgrades at The Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center (GTCTC) allow staff to tailor lighting specifically for each event whi ...
March 18, 2016
Tacoma Public Utilities has not taken a position on proposed methanol plant
A recent luncheon hosted by City Club of Tacoma featured a panel discussion about the proposed methanol plant in Tacoma. Tacoma Public Utility Board Chair Bryan Flint made some com ...
February 1, 2016
Tacoma Power community solar project goes on sale Feb. 23
Construction of Tacoma Power’s community solar project has begun, and customers can buy solar units starting Feb. 23. The utility will build four, 75-kilowatt solar arrays on ...