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Mercer Island Boil Water Advisory Lifted

A boil-water advisory that closed restaurants and forced schools to operate with bottled water for nearly a week in a wealthy Seattle suburb has been lifted, even though inspectors never found the source of E. coli that prompted it

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Mercer Island Issues 2nd Boil Water Advisory After E.Coli Found In Sample

The city issued another boil water advisory Thursday and ordered all restaurants in the Seattle suburb to close.

CBS Seattle–10/02/2014

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Seattle To Fine Homeowners, Businesses For Not Composting

Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined.

09/23/2014

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Covered Water Reservoir In Seattle May Not Withstand Major Earthquake

At least one covered water reservoir in Seattle needs retrofitting to withstand a huge earthquake and as many as three more also may need strengthening

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing $1 Million From SPU

A former employee of Seattle Public Utilities has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from the utility.

09/27/2013

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Guide to Recycling Christmas Trees in Seattle

Ready to take down your Christmas tree? If it’s not a flocked tree, consider recycling it! It’s much better for the environment, and there are convenient ways for you to leave your tree for recycling pick up or take it to an area recycling company.

12/26/2012

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Ex-Seattle Utilities Employee Accused of $1M Theft

Police say a man who worked for Seattle Public Utilities siphoned more than $1 million in water main extension funds into his private bank account.

03/02/2012

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