August 11, 2015
NEW — 11:40 a.m. Aug. 11, 2015
The Cascade Water Alliance joined Seattle Public Utilities, Tacoma Water and the city of Everett in asking residents and businesses to voluntarily curtail their water use.
“We are asking residents and businesses to cut their water use by at least 10 percent,” said Chuck Clarke, Cascade CEO, in a news release.
Cascade and its members, Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Redmond, Tukwila and the Sammamish Plateau and Skyway Water and Sewer districts, get their drinking water from the Seattle water supply.
Historic low river levels, combined with record-setting hot and dry weather have significantly increased the demand for water. These reductions in water use will help the region further maximize its water supply for people and fish. Read more
March 26, 2013
The Sammamish Plateau Water & Sewer District received a pair of clean audits March 4.
The Washington State’s Auditor’s Office did not find any problems with the district’s financial reporting. It also found no problems with other matters that auditing standards would require to be reported.
The auditor’s office also reviewed district practices in billing, general disbursements and controls over procurement, and found the district has sufficient controls in place to keep public assets safe.