SPU’s Spring Clean Your Neighborhood initiative on now

SPU’s Spring Clean Your Neighborhood initiative kicked off on April 1 and is running until May 31. During Seattle’s premier community cleanup event locals are invited to participate in some important spring cleaning projects and do their bit to make Ballard clean and beautiful. Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, paint out graffiti, or remove invasive plants, in […]

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Ballard Natural Drainage System proposal makes significant progress

The Ballard Natural Drainage System project made significant progress last week when Seattle Public Utilities issued of a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for environmental impact. SPU has determined that the project will most likely not have a significant negative impact on the environment. The BNDS project has been in Phase Two (the design phase) since late […]

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SPU encourages locals to check their pipes as temperatures drop

Seattle Public Utilities is encouraging locals to think about maintenance around their homes to prevent burst pipes as the weather gets colder. Below-freezing temperatures can burst water pipes around your home, potentially causing serious property damage and wasting large amounts of water. While burst pipes are usually easy to spot, smaller breaks often go unnoticed, […]

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