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Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021 WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS S 272ND ST and 8TH AVE S and vicinity

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October 14, 2021

ATTN: Property Owner's in Des Moines, WA, 98198

Subject: 2021 WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS - S 272ND ST-8TH AVE S AND VICINITY

 

The Lakehaven Water and Sewer District Board of Directors and the City of Des Moines approved for HCON, Inc. ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District to Issue Bonds with AAA Rating

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PRESS RELEASE: 

September 15, 2021

Contact: John Bowman- 253-946-5401

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District to Issue Bonds with AAA Rating

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District (the “District”) will be issuing $71,630,000 of Water & Sewer Revenue B...

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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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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Commissioners' Corner

Len Englund

This year the Lakehaven Board voted to do something that we’ve been talking about doing for a long time: making the investment in a new Administration Headquarters Building! The new building will replace the current Administration Building, located on 1st...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Redondo Electrical & West Odor Control Upgrades

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The District has completed preliminary designs to upgrade a portion of the electrical systems and odor control facilities within the Redondo Wastewater Treatment Plant. This planned $22 million dollar renovation to the Plant, which was last upgraded in 19...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Puget Sound Nutrient General Permit

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The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued a Draft Puget Sound Nutrient General Permit intended to reduce total inorganic nitrogen entering into the Puget Sound. High nitrogen levels in any body of water promotes the growth of algae. When algae...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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