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Lake Tapps: Our Future Source of Water Supply

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On December 18, 2009, Cascade became the owner of Lake Tapps and Puget Sound Energy's former White River project.

Lake Tapps will be a potable water supply. The project will improve river flows for endangered fisheries, make improvements to the Lake Tapps facilities, and continue recreational use of the lake.

Use of Lake Tapps for recreation and water supply, plus restoration of the White River fishery requires a balanced, cooperative approach. A key to ensuring that water quality remains high
is on-going testing and monitoring. Cascade, Pierce County, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and Washington State Department of Ecology have cooperatively monitored the water quality of Lake Tapps and the White River.