I’ve received this from multiple sources now and thought it was certainly worth sharing. A study has come out showing human fecal contamination in many areas of Thornton Creek.
There are many possible sources and a large part of the point of this study was to provide evidence of the problem and help them [...]
This is a friendly reminder about trash collection this week and next week. Due to Christmas and New Year’s, the normal Thursday residential collection will occur on Friday. (I think everyone in Pinehurst is on Thursday collection, but you can look up your collection day here.)
If you’d like to recycle stryofoam, Styro Recycle in [...]
There’s been some discussion about it on Facebook but I wanted to share this here. I’ve received confirmation that demand is one of the qualifications for access to the new gigabit Internet! So we might be able to get it in the rest of our neighborhood sooner than we think. You DO NOT have to [...]
Make sure your voice is heard as Seattle Public Utilities updates its long-term solid waste plan. SPU is looking for customer input on many proposed recommendations, including recycling goals, waste reduction initiatives, and service costs.
Read the plan at http://www.seattle.gov/util/About_SPU/Garbage_System/Plans/Solid_Waste_Comprehensive_Plan/index.asp.
Tell SPU what you think and take a five-minute survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/spusolidwasteplan.
Let’s make sure [...]
Seattle City Light is beginning the second phase of replacing all streetlights with new LED bulbs. This phase will include Pinehurst. The new lightbulbs reduce maintenance costs by lasting longer. They are also brighter and whiter, allowing for better visibility and identification of colors. Please see this flyer for more information.
I was just sent the following weather post as well as info for how to prevent local flooding. Given what I’m seeing in the upcoming weather, it sounds like it’d be a good idea to brush up on those tips.
There’s also the main Seattle Public Utilities page for Storms and Flooding in Seattle.
…before winter comes around and it starts getting dark early.
Renee mentioned how you can report burnt out or malfunctioning streetlights back in October but the system has continued to improve since then. You can report them electronically, using the Streetlight Trouble Report Form, via phone at (206) 684-7056 or via email at email@example.com.