Financial Assistance Resources for Utility Bills

Cedar River Water & Sewer District returned to normal billing practices, including the assessment of late fees and disconnections, on October 1, 2021. If you are a property owner and wish to make payment arrangements for your past due balance, please see the District’s optional COVID-19 Deferred Payment Agreement. For those customers needing financial assistance with their utility bills, the following resources are available.

  • Washington Water Assistance provided through the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program ...
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CRWSD Announces Expanded Bill Payment Options

Cedar River Water & Sewer District is pleased to announce the launch of its new online billing and payment service through Invoice Cloud, offering customers greater flexibility to view and pay their bills online.  Customers can receive and view bills electronically, make a payment with credit/debit card or e-check, and choose to go paperless. A quick, one-time payment can be made without registering or you can create an account to enjoy more features like setting up automatic payments, saving payment ...

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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, Cedar River Water & Sewer District has suspended late fees and disconnection of water service since March 18, 2020. The District anticipates a return to normal business practices on October 1, 2021, pending any extension by the Governor to Proclamation 20-23.16.

The District will be offering an optional COVID-19 Deferred ...

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Take a Virtual Trip to Cedar River Watershed

When Educators at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center (CRWEC) could no longer connect children to the source of their drinking water via school field trips, they worked with Seattle Public Utilities to create a virtual field trip to bring the watershed to the students. Through a series of videos and activity sheets students, and all greater Seattle customers, can learn all about their drinking water now, and into the future.

Cedar River Watershed

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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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COVID-19 Deferred Payment Plan

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: here. If you would like to ...

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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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