Water. Sewer & Drainage. Waste. We cover it all.
Seattle Public Utilities delivers essential water and waste management services to 1.5 million people in the greater Seattle area. We’re a community-centered utility that focuses on protecting public health and the environment through safe drinking water, effective drainage and wastewater systems, and solid waste services. We’re working hard for you — and for future generations.
Protecting the environment
We care about the environment, and not just within our city limits. We protect water at every stage of the water cycle, make integrated and equitable investments in water management, reduce carbon pollution, and actively work toward having zero waste. Some of our recent initiatives include:
We're here to help
We understand that our customers may have limited or interrupted income, or have difficulty paying their utility bills, so we offer some programs to help out.
Utility Discount Program
If you need immediate help with a past due bill, you may qualify for emergency assistance. Call us at (206) 684-5800, and we’ll answer any questions you may have.
We know these are challenging times. In addition to suspending late fees and stopping shut-offs, our COVID bill assistance has expanded access to the Utility Discount Program and introduced more flexible payment plans.