Landslide season is upon us, so the City of Seattle is urging residents to take preventive measures to protect themselves and their property from possible landslides. Most landslides are caused by water (e.g. rainfall, uncontrolled stormwater) or human activity that increases the weight at the top of the slope or reduces the stability at the bottom of the slope.
Storm Drain Insert Reminder
With the onset of the rainy season, SDCI is reminding builders working in Seattle to inspect and maintain any temporary storm drain inserts they have installed as part of construction projects. The inserts, also known as storm drain socks, are used on many construction projects to catch sediment not captured by other required construction-related erosion control measures.
City Seeking Community Input on Projects in Delridge
The City of Seattle is collaborating with the North Delridge community to produce a shared vision and action plan to continue improving the health and equity of the Delridge community. Delridge is an area in West Seattle with a rich heritage that is home to diverse communities and organizations. Over the years, the residents of […]
Proposed Drainage and Wastewater Availability Certificate Process
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is proposing a more formal process for determining drainage and wastewater requirements that mirrors the Water Availability Certificate (WAC) process. This process is designed to provide early notification of drainage and wastewater requirements including any required system improvements. In April, SPU received feedback regarding the pros and cons of the WAC […]
Input Sought on Seattle Public Utilities’ Drainage and Wastewater Availability Certificate Policies
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is developing Availability Certificate Policies for Drainage and Wastewater, similar to the Water Availability Certificate Policies. The goal is to provide early notification to permit applicants about drainage and wastewater requirements, including any required system improvements to provide greater certainty and ensure a consistent process for all applicants.