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Voluntary Curtailment of Water Announced

August 11, 2015

Cascade Water Alliance announced today that it is joining Seattle Public Utilities, Tacoma Water and the City of Everett in asking residents and businesses for voluntary curtailment of their use of water by 10 percent of projected current use due to continuing drought conditions.

Cascade Announces Water Advisory

July 27, 2015

Cascade Water Alliance announced today that it is joining Seattle Public Utilities, Tacoma Water and the City of Everett in declaring a regional water advisory.

Cascade Water Alliance: Water Outlook ‘Fair’

July 09, 2015

Bellevue, WA —- Cascade Water Alliance, which gets its water from the Seattle water system, and serves Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Tukwila, the Sammamish Plateau and Skyway Water and Sewer Districts, said today that the Seattle water outlook has been changed from good to fair.  Seattle is now making operational changes to maximize water supply. ( ) “The hot weather, higher than normal use, and lack of precipitation and record-low instream flows have had an impact,” said Chuck Clarke, Cascade CEO. “As

We Need Water Because…

July 01, 2015

  BELLEVUE, WA– In this time of water shortages throughout the state, Bellevue and the Puget Sound region has sufficient water for normal activities through planning, strategic investment and a commitment to serve its residents. It is also critically important to use it wisely. But how we use that water and why we need it is the focus of an innovative effort by the City of Bellevue and Cascade Water Alliance to begin the conversation with residents throughout the region about water,

Lake Tapps Reservoir Refill Update

June 05, 2015

Since November 2014, when Cascade Water Alliance drew down the Lake Tapps Reservoir, the lake bed has been closed for public safety. This has included public boat launches and parks as well. The lake remains closed at this time.

Cascade Members Will Have Water Despite State Drought

May 15, 2015

Although Governor Jay Inslee has declared a state-wide drought emergency, Cascade and its members have sufficient municipal water supply. Customers can continue to use water wisely as they would in any other year and follow normal activities.

Ebola: Not a Waterborne Illness

November 06, 2014

Ebola is not a foodborne, waterborne, or airborne illness. The virus is transmitted to humans from wild animals and spreads in the human population through humanto-human transmission.

Important Information on Cascade’s White River-Lake Tapps Improvement Project

August 14, 2014

Cascade’s White River Lake Tapps improvement projects are underway. Over the next few weeks homeowners will notice more changes and should take note of their local conditions in determining what actions they need to take related to their homes, docks and water craft.  Cascade will give weekly updates on conditions and activities.