Category Archives: Sewage Overflows

SPU Presented Options to Prevent Sewage Overflows at Mar. 18 BCC Meeting

On Tuesday evening at the March 18 Broadview Community Council (BCC) meeting a full house crowd heard Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) describe the three options identified to help resolve sewage overflows in West Broadview (12th Ave. NW basin).  After a presentation of the options there was a period of questions and comments from the audience.  SPU…

March 18 BCC Meeting Highlights SPU Sewer and Drainage Project

At the next meeting of the Broadview Community Council (BCC) on Tuesday March 18 Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will report on recent developments in its Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project.  In response to the repeated incidents of sewage overflows during major rainstorms SPU has been working on ways to prevent this problem.  The SPU…

Seattle Public Utilities Meeting March 18 on Sewer and Drainage Improvements

Below is an announcement from Seattle Public Utilities. Dear Broadview Neighbor, SPU is working to improve the sewer and drainage systems in Broadview. We are currently evaluating sewer improvement alternatives for the 12th Avenue basin in western Broadview. Next we will pair leading sewer improvement alternatives with drainage improvement alternatives for this area, which has…

SPU Weather Warning, and Broadview Project Update

The manager of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)  Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project, Celia Kennedy, sent the following message. Dear Broadview resident, As you may know, forecasters are predicting a fast-moving storm on Friday and Saturday, with the potential for some heavy rain in Seattle, including in the Broadview area. We encourage you to report any…

SPU’s Latest Update on Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project

Celia Kennedy, Project Manager for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvements Project, gave an update at the Broadview Community Council meeting on October 15.  Below is a summary she provided. Dear Broadview Community, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is working to improve the sewer and drainage system in the Broadview neighborhood. The following…

Broadview Storm Season Preparations

In view of the forecast heavy rains Seattle Public Utilities sent out the message below. Dear Broadview neighbor, As you may know, some forecasters are predicting heavy rains in Seattle, and potentially the Broadview area, through Friday. SPU crews have been performing city-wide maintenance work to inspect catch basins and inlets this year and have cleaned…

Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project Update

Seattle Public Utilities project manager Celia Kennedy this week sent a message about current and planned activity on the Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project.  Below is her message. Dear Broadview Residents,  The purpose of this letter is to update you on the status of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) sewer and drainage system improvement project…

Broadview Heavy Rains: Adopt your drain

Number one priority is safety: stay out of street when raking drains With a significant rainfall this week, Seattle Public Utilities is urging residents to adopt their local drains, and make sure they are free of leaves and debris. When bad weather hits this time of year, storm drains can easily become overwhelmed with leaves…

Seattle Public Utilities Meeting to Update About Broadview Projects

Seattle Public Utilities will be hosting a community meeting: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Viewlands Elementary 10525 3­­rd Ave NW Seattle, WA 98178 Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is inviting Broadview residents to hear the latest updates on the Broadview Sewer and Drainage Improvement Project. Provide your comments on potential approaches for improving sewer service and reducing…

Update on Sewage Leak at Bitter Lake

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has provided us with more information about the sewage leak into Bitter Lake.  Below is the text of the information from SPU: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) crews were performing regular maintenance on a drainage line near Bitter Lake on Thursday night, May 10, when a local resident told them about a foul odor coming…