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Posted on: March 8, 2021

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Access various alerts including road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Alerts will be displayed at the top of the website when active. Visitors can also sign up to receive notifications on specific categories to always stay inform...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2020

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 provide financial ...

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COVID-19

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Annual Lakehaven Calendar

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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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District News

News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2021

AMR (Issue 192)

As reported previously, the District is currently replacing all manual-read water meters with meters that can be read remotely through the radio frequency transmissions they emit(most of you have an automated Puget Sound Energy meter at your homes and bus...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Website Redesign Coming Soon (Issue 192)

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We’re getting a fresh new look–full of features that will make navigation easier. Check out the new website in April at www.lakehaven.org.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

2021 Water and Sewer Rate Survey (Issue 192)

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Included with your bill is the “2021 Water and Sewer Rate Survey”. The survey compares the rates you pay for water and sewer service with the rates paid by the customers of neighboring utilities. 

The rates we show in the surve...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Water Conservation Poster Contest (Issue 192)

After many years of sponsoring a contest among local elementary students to create artwork using water conservation as a theme, the District is pausing the contest this year. With schools and students alike dealing with the trying circumstances of virtual...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 192)

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This is my last Commissioner’s Corner article. I have decided not to seek re-election in November. Fifteen years ago I was appointed to the Board and have thoroughly enjoyed the journey.

It is a privilege to serve as a Commissioner on the best ru...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Delinquent Account Payment Plan (Issue 190)

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A reminder to customers with delinquent account balances of greater than $200 that the District has established a Delinquent Account Payment Plan to help with the financial burdens of water and sewer service during these difficult times. In order to be el...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Employees Retiring (Issue 190)

We want to wish the best to two long-term employees who have reached the end of their careers with the District.s to squeeze every  dollar and invest in the best new technologies and alternatives that will keep us within our financial means as we...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 190)

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The District operates two wastewater treatment plants providing treatment of the wastewater collected from your homes and businesses. One is located in the Redondo neighborhood and the other near Lakota Beach. These treatment plants, which were initially ...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Put Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) in the Trash Where They Belong (Issue 189)

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Sewer blockages can be a direct result of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that you may be unknowingly discharging into the sewer system.

These blockages are a serious problem that can lead to a hazardous sewage spill. The blockages can be caused by a buildup ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

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

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 service area (appr...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 189)

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Amidst the harsh realities of COVID-19, it’s easy to take water and sewer service for granted. In fact, it’s fine with us at Lakehaven if you do. Having your lives disrupted by the virus and its impact on so many things that were part ...

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Lakehaven Links
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 City’s tax ordinance that...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Annual Water Quality Report (Issue 187)

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Starting July 1, 2020 you will be able to view the Lakehaven Water & Sewer District Annual Water Quality Report on-line at www.lakehaven.org/CCR. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 201...

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Lakehaven Links
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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Lakehaven Links
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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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 levels of plann...

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Lakehaven Links
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 County in respons...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2021

2020 Poster Contest Winners (Issue 191)

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Despite Covid-19 restrictions, the District was able to hold its 24th annual Water Conservation Poster Contest. With restriction on in-person meetings, the awards ceremony typically held for the winning students, their families, and teachers was not held....

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Newsletter 2021
Posted on: January 1, 2021

District Rates to Increase in 2021 (Issue 191)

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As established during the Board of Commissioners’ 2020 rate study, monthly water rates will increase in 2021 by approximately 2.5%. Sewer rates will increase by approximately 8.25% in the same period. Although the Board will be looking at rates for years ...

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Newsletter 2021
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 191)

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As we begin a new year it is always helpful to reflect on where we’ve been, where we’re going, and what steps we can take along the way to get there. Our utility is constantly evaluating and planning how to best provide reliable servic...

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