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2/28
SPU’s Apprenticeship and RV Wastewater programs have received national honors for innovations in Workforce Development and Operations and Environmental Performance, respectively. SPU employees were in Austin, Texas, on February 14 as both [...]
2/8
Delivering on SPU’s commitment to provide clean, safe, and reliable drinking water to 1.5 million people every day could not happen without the dedication and expertise of our staff. We’re fortunate and proud to have some of the best and brightest [...]
1/24
On the 47th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower lies a treasure trove of history, but it’s not what one might expect. It’s the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Engineering Records Center, known as the “Vault.” Under the [...]
1/23
The start of the new year can inspire a fresh start to declutter and organize our living spaces. You might stumble upon a collection of old batteries or outdated electronics. How you handle these has changed as of January 1, 2024, and a new [...]

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Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000
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Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is comprised of three major direct-service providing utilities: the Water Utility, the Drainage and Wastewater Utility, and the Solid Waste Utility.