Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) was created in 1997 when the water, solid waste, drainage, and wastewater utilities from the Engineering and Water departments were merged with the Engineering Services Division of the Engineering Department and the Customer Service Call Center and Construction Engineering Sections of City Light. SPU provides water to over 1.25 million customers in the Puget Sound region. Other services to the public include sewer, drainage, and solid waste (garbage and recycling). SPU also provides engineering and survey services to city departments. The department's outreach and education programs aim to reduce water consumption and increase recycling and composting.
Correspondence with citizens, organizations, businesses, city departments and legislators regarding service problems, utility accounts and SPU policies. Includes correspondence referred by the Mayor’s Office, City Council members and Citizens Service Bureau.
Restrictions on Access :
Records are open to the public.Preferred Citation :
[Item and date], Seattle Public Utilities Citizen Correspondence , Record Series 7000-04. Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
Detailed Description of the Collection
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