top of page
SLWSD Aerial 0057-2 web.jpg

News & Events

Board of Commissioners Meetings

Held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month

Silver Lake Water & Sewer District welcomes the public to attend and comment at our Board of Commissioners meetings, held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. Currently, these meetings are being held in a hybrid format (in-person and virtually). If you would like to attend in person, please contact us at (425) 337-3647 for more information. If you would like to attend by phone, please use the conference information below:

 

Telephone Number: 206-412-5430
Conference ID: 548 745 354#

Next Scheduled Meeting:

Thursday, September 28th

Read Our Newsletter

The District publishes two newsletters a year: Spring/Summer, and Fall/Winter.

Is your garden hose making your household water funky?

During the summer, the most common cause of water taste or odor complaints we receive is a pressurized garden hose that has backflowed into the home’s plumbing system.

Here are some tips to help you with this issue:

  • Disconnect the hose and run cold water from your faucet for a few minutes to flush the pipes.

  • Need a sip of water on a hot day? Get it from your internal sources (sink or refrigerator) instead of a garden-variety garden hose which aren’t manufactured for delivering potable (drinking) water.

If the taste or odor is still present after detaching the garden hose from external spigots and flushing your pipes, give us a call at 425-337-3647.

News Archive

Project for Bid:

SLWSD Headquarters Solar Addition

Bids due by 10:00 am on Wednesday June 28, 2023

The work to be performed for this project consists of design, furnishment, installation, commissioning, and testing of a 135KW DC 100KW AC grid-tied photovoltaic system on the District’s Headquarter Building. A bid walk is scheduled for June 14th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., at the Headquarter Building (15205 41st Ave SE, Bothell, WA 98012).

Click here for more information.

Solar Power Coming to District Headquarters

Department of Commerce grant funding successful

In 2022, District staff applied for the Washington State Department of Commerce Solar Retrofit Grant and were successful in acquiring $75,000 in funding to put towards installing 100 kW of solar power at the District Headquarters. In total, the state grant awarded $1.4 million to 14 different projects, adding over 1 MW of power generation to public buildings.

 

There have been significant changes to the project since the conception, including the possibility of receiving an additional rebate of the project cost via new Federal Government legislation.

According to preliminary proposals, the estimated project cost will be $325,930, including $30,000 of contingency funding and $75,000 awarded by the Commerce Grant. The federal rebate may amount to an additional 40% reduction in the District’s costs.

 

The District expects installation work to start in possibly March or April of this year, with construction taking less than a month.

 

When complete, a 100 kW AC solar roof array will offset approximately 1/3 of our Headquarters building's electricity consumption. More information about the awardees and program can be found here.

bottom of page