Lake Tapps News

Dikes Surrounding Lake Tapps Inspected

Washington State’s Dam Safety Office (DSO) took advantage of the drawdown of the Lake Tapps Reservoir to do its proscribed evaluation of the dikes surrounding the reservoir in February. The  >>

Lake Tapps Spring Fill to Begin This Week

The Lake Tapps reservoir has slowly begun to refill due to rain and snowmelt. Active refill will begin about February 28, and is anticipated to rise rapidly, as much as  >>

Lake Tapps Winter Levels Updated; Short Drawdown Scheduled

There will be a short-term drawdown for the Lake Tapps Reservoir this winter in conjunction with the installation and testing of valves at the Powerhouse. The drawdown will begin this weekend, and  >>

Lake Tapps Winter Levels Update – Short Drawdown Scheduled

Lake Tapps level is expected to stay at approximately 541′ to 542′ through mid to late January, when Cascade anticipates completing installation of a new valve at the Powerhouse. Around Feb. 1, Cascade plans to  >>

Lake Tapps Level Lowered For Expected Storms

In anticipation of a potential upcoming storm event this weekend, Cascade determined that it is advisable to lower the Lake Tapps Reservoir level beginning Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, from its  >>