Cedar River News

Drop In With the Saving Water Partnership Video Series

Join local water geeks, Melissa and Jourdan, as they dive into a topic about our drinking water and talk about ways to use water wisely. Drop in to learn more! New videos posted most Thursday afternoons.

Cedar River Water & Sewer District is a member of the Saving Water Partnership, an organization comprised of 18 water utilities in King and Snohomish counties.
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COVID-19 Deferred Payment Plan – UPDATE

Cedar River Water & Sewer District, in response to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-23, encouraging utilities to mitigate the economic impacts to their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, has suspended late fees and disconnection of water service since March 18, 2020. The District anticipates a return to normal business practices on January 1, 2021, pending any extension by the Governor to Proclamation 20-23.

The District will be offering an optional COVID-19 Deferred Payment Agreement starting in January 2021. The deferred payment plan ...

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How Can I Save Water?

Stop Water Waste From Leaks

No one benefits from leaks and they often waste more than you think. For many homeowners fixing leaks is a DIY project.

  • Fix running toilets: A running (leaking) toilet can use 200 gallons a day or more. That’s as much as taking an extra 10 showers a day.
    https://www.savingwater.org/indoors/fixing-leaks/toilet/
  • Toilet Rebates: Consider replacing your older toilet if it: ·
    Has recurring leaks
    Needs 2 flushes to clear the bowl
    Is more than 20 years ...
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Notice of Public Hearing July 7, 2020

King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, Cedar River Water & Sewer District Annex

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 7, 2020, or soon thereafter, the Cedar River Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners will conduct a Hearing via teleconference. The purpose of the Public Hearing will be to receive comments regarding:

District’s Annex to the King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

The District’s Annex to the King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan focuses on hazards to District facilities. The Annex outlines ...

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COVID-19 Deferred Payment Plan

Cedar River Water & Sewer District, in response to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-23, encouraging utilities to mitigate the economic impacts to their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, has suspended late fees and disconnection of water service since March 18, 2020. The District anticipates a return to normal business practices on August 2, 2020, pending any extension by the Governor to Proclamation 20-23.

If you are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, please review the COVID-19 Deferred Payment Agreement: ...

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COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation 20-23

Governor Inslee has issued Proclamation 20-23, pertaining to Utility Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services. Cedar River Water & Sewer District is committed to keeping our customers connected to essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. If you are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for support, including long-term payment arrangements. This Proclamation does not relieve customers from the obligation to pay for utility services.

Cedar River has suspended ...

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Ordinance 18403 Update

KING COUNTY TO LEVY CHARGES FOR ROADWAY RENT

King County Ordinance 18403. Ordinance 18403 (enacted in November 2016) allows the County to negotiate rent with water, sewer, gas, and power utilities for being in the roadways (rights-of-way) pursuant to a franchise. The rent does not provide value or benefit to the utilities, instead it will go into the County’s General Fund. Cedar River Water & Sewer District along with several other districts took legal action to overturn Ordinance 18403, ...

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Flushable Wipes…….NOT!!

Clogging the System: The Feud Over Flushable Wipes

December 23, 2019 by Diane Peters

In the basement of the Center for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University in Toronto, a lone toilet sits on a raised, tiled platform. Darko Joksimovic, an associate professor of civil engineering, drops a clean bathroom wipe into the bowl and flushes. It swims down a 66-foot pipeline that includes two 90-degree turns and clears it in one go.

He then collects the soggy material and drops ...

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