News Flash

Posted on: July 1, 2021

Flush or Trash?

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Wipes — used for changing diapers, personal hygiene, housecleaning, and more — cause major problems when flushed down toilets. Though many of these products are labeled “flushable” or “septic safe,&rdq...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Water Supply Status

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Much has been reported recently about droughts across the western part of the country and the impacts these droughts will have on municipal water supply. With the benefit of a supply of water from both surface and groundwater sources, the District anticip...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

New Sewer Pump Station

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The District began construction on a new sewer pump station in May. The new facility, which replaces a smaller pump station built in 1985, is located just east of Highway 99 along South 359th Street. Where the original pump station could transfer wastewat...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Commissioners' Corner

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It is no exaggeration to say that the world has been a very different place for all of us over the better part of the last year and half. Covid-19 has not only changed your lives, but many aspects of the way we operate at the District. Social distancing, ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Water Quality Report

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Starting July 1, 2021 you will be able to view the Lakehaven Water & Sewer District Annual Water Quality Report on-line at lakehaven.org/CCR. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 2020.Pl...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Annual Lakehaven Calendar

Conserving water is vital to the health of the entire planet.  People, plants, animals all depend on water for survival.  Humans, like fish, will not survive without an adequate supply of clean water. The only way to protect the resource...

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Noteworthy
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) System Update (Issue 189)

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After successfully completing the pilot testing phase of the AMR Project earlier this year, the District has moved to the implementation stage of the project. When the project is complete, sometime in 2024, all manual-read meters in the ser...

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Noteworthy
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Lakehaven Delinquent Account Payment Plan (Resolution No. 2020-1338)

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A. In order to provide District customers with reasonable opportunities to cure delinquent accounts that have arisen out of the economic hardships caused by the Covid-19 Emergency, it is necessary that the District establish measures to pro...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Court Upholds Utility Tax (Issue 188)

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled that the City of Federal Way may lawfully impose an excise tax on the District. In its’ decision, issued June 18th, the Court sustained an earlier King County Superior Court ruling upholding the ...

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Rates, Utility Tax, Rental Charge
Posted on: March 1, 2020

King County Franchise Rental Charge Update (Issue 186)

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As reported in the last newsletter, the Washington Supreme Court recently upheld the legality of the King County Ordinance authorizing the County to collect a rental charge from water/sewer districts and other utilities operating facilities in County righ...

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Rates, Utility Tax, Rental Charge
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Board Adopts 2020 Rates and Charges (Issue 185)

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The Board of Commissioners adopted updated rates and charges for year 2020 and beyond at the December 12, 2019 Board meeting. Under the new rate plan, water rates will increase by 2.5% each year through 2029. Driven by significantly higher ...

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Rates, Utility Tax, Rental Charge
Posted on: March 1, 2020

2020 Rate Comparison (Issue 186)

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Included in this issue of Lakehaven Links, you’ll find a (PDF) insert of the 2020 Rate Comparison. 

The comparison shows how Lakehaven’s water and sewer rates compare with rates charged by neighboring agencies.

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2020 Rate Comparision (PDF) Rates, Utility Tax, Rental Charge
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Court Sides with King County on Right of Way Rental Charge (Issue 185)

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The Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling in early December approving the authority of King County to charge rent to utilities using the right of way for the location of utility lines. The ruling followed a lawsuit filed by King Co...

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