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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Commissioner's Corner (Issue #179)

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You will read this in early 2019, but as I sit down to write this in the middle of December (with Christmas only days away), the end of 2018 is in sight. Where does the time go? I’d like to touch briefly on several things you may find of interest.

In the N...

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District News
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Veterans' Workshop and Job Fair (Issue #179)

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Lakehaven Water and Sewer District recently attended a Veterans Workshop and Job Fair hosted by King County Council member Peter von Reichbauer. This job fair brought together South King County veterans, service providers, and potential employers.&nbs...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

District Appeals Tax Decision (Issue #179)

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Earlier this year, the District, along with the Highline Water District and Midway Sewer District, filed suit in King County Superior Court challenging the legality of a tax imposed by the City of Federal Way on revenues received from the provision of wat...

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District News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Protect Your Pipes...(Issue 178)

Frozen Pipes article

Take these steps to get ready for winter:

  • Cover faucets and exposed pipes with insulation, or wrap them with thick towels.
  • Open cabinet doors. This allows heat to circulate and keeps interior pipes warm.
  • Keep faucets running with a small trickle of water or ...
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Additional Frozen Pipe Info... District News
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
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 178)

Commissioner's Corner Miller

In a track meet, the 400-meter relay is always a great event. Four short-distance runners combine to circle the track going all out for the finish line. One of the most important jobs in this event is to very carefully pass the baton between runners. If d...

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District News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

2018 Redondo WWTP Shoring Wall Project (Issue 178)

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The District is nearing the completion of the repairs to the Redondo WWTP Shoring Wall. The wall is located behind the digester (Refer to Photo1).

Consultant Engineer: Robinson Noble, Inc.

General Contractor: Condon-Johnson & Associates, Inc.

Project Cos...

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See Newsletter #178 to view larger images District News
Posted on: September 1, 2018

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 177)

Ron Nowicki

One of the Board’s tasks in the late summer/early fall each year is to begin a review of capital improvement projects (CIP) that will keep the water and sewer systems operating reliably and efficiently. This process culminates in the adoption of...

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District News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Districts Win Challenge to Proposed King County Right of Way Rental Charge (Issue 177)

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As previously reported in the Newsletter, the District was part of a coalition of water/sewer districts with service areas in King County that resisted an attempt by King County to impose a rental charge on the use of County rights of way by water and sew...

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Newsletter-Jan/Feb 2018 (Issue 173) District News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 176)

Tim McClain

Many of you will remember a radio program that ran for many
years called “The Rest of the Story”. The program, hosted by Paul Harvey,presented stories with important details revealed only at the end.  With this edition of the Commissi...

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District News
Posted on: July 1, 2018

Federal Way and Edgewood Customer Excise Tax (Issue 176)

The Cities of Federal Way and Edgewood have recently adopted ordinances seeking to levy an excise tax on the District’s revenues charged for the provision of water and sewer utility services within the boundaries of the respective cities. The Ci...

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Newsletter-July/August 2018 (Issue #176) District News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

2018 Poster Contest Winners (Issue 176)

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District present awards to local elementary students participating in its 22nd annual Water Conservation Poster Contest at the District’s May 24th Board meeting. The purpose of the contest is to help children understand...

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District News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Federal Way Excise Tax (Issue 175)

On March 20th, the Federal Way City Council voted to approve a 7.75% excise tax on the "gross income" from the District’s provision of water and sewer services to utility customers within the boundaries of the City of Federal Way. In response, t...

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Newsletter-May/June 2018 (Issue #175) District News
Posted on: May 27, 2018

Water and Wastewater Career Opportunities (Issue 175)

The District participated in the Federal Way Public Schools’ second annual STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) Exploration Event at Todd Beamer High School in March [2018]. The District’s goal for the event was to introduce students to the p...

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