Cedar River News

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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