Author Archives: April Sotura

Finally! Help for our ailing sewage and storm water infrastructure!

Broadview residents, please come out to the meeting with SPU this coming week. Wednesday night, April 6th starting at 6 p.m. at the Lutheran Memorial Church.  Seattle Public Utilities will be speaking to our community about the new focus of capital budget funding for our area.  They will discuss their short and long term plans…

Broadview Task Force on Storm Water and Sewage Overflows

January 17, 2011  The Broadview Task Force on Storm Water and Sewage Overflows met with Nancy Ahern the Deputy Director of Seattle Public Utilities as well as her staff on January 14th to discuss our grave concerns at the system failure of  key areas in the Broadview Neighborhood. The storm event on December 12, 2010 …

Respond to the Storm

Broadview Neighbors,  Today’s storm had a significant impact on Broadview.  Many neighbors were on the streets braving the drenching rains. They were cleaning ditches, helping neighbors whose homes had flooded, out talking to emergency crews, some were borrowing sump pumps, and shop vacs, and everyone was and is deeply concerned about the storm and sewage…

The Rainy Season is Here!

Fall 2010 has arrived and with it the rainy season.  It is time to clear our storm drains and make sure that our downspouts are flowing away from our homes.  However, for some residents this may not enough to keep their homes from flooding in the case of a storm event.  These concerns are real;…