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An Open Letter to the Lake Tapps Community

May 05, 2015

For the first time since 2007, when Puget Sound Energy still operated Lake Tapps, the reservoir will most likely not be filled to recreational levels by Memorial Day.

Lake Tapps Reservoir Refill Update

April 23, 2015

Cascade began its refill of the Lake Tapps Reservoir on March 13. The improvements and enhancements to the system work well, enabling Cascade to maximize water diverted from the White River.

Fish Passage Barrier Structure Apron Repair Project Bid Package

April 07, 2015

NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Cascade Water Alliance will accept sealed bids at its offices, 520 112th Avenue NE, Suite 400, Bellevue WA 98004 for the Fish Passage Barrier Structure Apron Repair Project, generally consisting of the repairs to the downstream apron of the existing fish barrier structure, currently consisting of deteriorating timbers. The finished surface will be a combination of replaced timbers, concrete or steel plate. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 11:30

Request for Proposals | Lead Paint Remediation Bid Package

April 02, 2015

Cascade Water Alliance will accept sealed bids at its offices, 520 112th Avenue NE, Suite 400, Bellevue WA 98004 for the Lead Paint Remediation Project., generally consisting of abatement of lead paint throughout the Cascade Powerhouse facility (Powerhouse) located in Sumner, WA .

Important Lake Tapps Reservoir Information

March 16, 2015

Cascade Water Alliance began refilling the Lake Tapps Reservoir system over the weekend. The speed of the refill is dependent on the available flows in the river. The target for reaching recreational lake (reservoir) levels remains Memorial Day weekend.

It’s Fix a Leak Week!

March 12, 2015

As part of National Fix a Leak Week, March 16 – 22, Cascade Water Alliance encourages residents on the Eastside and in South King County to check their toilets for leaking water.

Lake Tapps Refill Set for Mid-March

February 24, 2015

The Lake Tapps – White River improvement projects that required the lake to be drawn down this winter are on track and expected to be completed in time to begin refill of the lake by mid-March as originally projected.

Record Amount of Water Put in Trust for Fish

January 08, 2015

The Washington Department of Ecology has signed an agreement with a consortium of five cities and two water and sewer districts in King County for permanent and temporary trust water donations that will protect flows for fish in the river through 2034 and beyond.

Lake Tapps Improvement Projects Progressing

December 18, 2014

Cascade Water Alliance announces that its major rehabilitation activities along the entire White River Lake Tapps project to update, improve, and enhance the system are underway and ahead of schedule.