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Crews Repairing Power in Gatewood Neighborhood

Seattle City Light crews are restoring power to homes and businesses in West Seattle’s Gatewood neighborhood. Up 3,257 customers were originally without power due to an underground equipment failure. Approximately, 725 customers remain without power. The estimated time of restoration for all customers is 7:45 a.m., today, Sunday, November 11.

Power Out in West Seattle’s Gatewood Neighborhood

There is a power outage in West Seattle’s Gatewood neighborhood. Cause is under investigation. Crews are responding.

Sandbags Available from Seattle Public Utilities

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) offers a limited number of free, filled sandbags during the fall months to households or business owners in flood-prone areas. If you’ve had or almost had flooding, consider using sandbags. Sandbags don’t seal out water, but can help redirect the flow of water and protect property from debris. Sandbags must be […]

Mayor outlines Seattle’s winter storm preparedness efforts

Mayor Mike McGinn today encouraged residents to begin making annual preparations for the possibility of winter weather-related emergencies and updated the public on how the City is preparing for winter storms. McGinn described online tools available to the public to help them track storms and their impact on City services. He also described efforts the […]

City of Seattle Partial Data Center Shutdown Is Over, Online Applications Operating Normally

Work on the Seattle Municipal Tower electrical system has been completed ahead of schedule. The City’s website and online applications are up and running and no longer impacted by this maintenance work. Customer Service Bureau The Customer Service Bureau is closed for the Labor Day holiday. You can leave a… [ Keep reading ]

Utility bill payment to be available online during Labor Day weekend

Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light customers will be able to make utility bill payments online, including ebilling, while maintenance work affecting the City’s data center is being completed from August 31 to September 4. The only feature that will be unavailable to customers during this time is the… [ Keep reading ]

(Updated Friday 8/31) City of Seattle Partial Data Center Shutdown – Anticipated Impacts to Online Applications

City of Seattle Partial Data Center Shutdown Anticipated Impacts to Online Applications Updated as of August 31, 2012 Timeline Recent work on the electrical system has increased alternate power to the data center, lessening the impacts on the City’s online applications. The electrical maintenance work on the Data Center’s primary… [ Keep reading ]

Maintenance work during the Labor Day weekend will impact online services

Due to maintenance work in the Seattle Municipal Tower over Labor Day weekend, City web services may be impacted from Friday, August 31 until Tuesday, September 4. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage may cause and urge you to plan in advance.

Details released on City operations and response to snow event

The City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center has released an update on City operations and response to the predicted snow event tonight and tomorrow. Severe weather shelters will open tonight for those in need and the Seattle Department of Transportation is now working 12-hour shifts for 24-hour operations. Seattle Public Utilities advises customers to treat […]

Update on snow event

The latest forecast from the National Weather Service predicts that snow will likely begin to fall during this afternoon’s commute. People should consider finishing their afternoon commute early today. You can read here for more details on the forecast.

Inspect your property for signs of slope movement, Seattle now over landslide threshold

More than three inches of rain has fallen in the past 24 hours — pushing the Seattle area well over the landslide threshold. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) said the saturated soil means reduced soil stability and a greatly increased chance of landslides. If a landslide damages your property and you have an immediate concern for […]