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Oil and grease resulting from food preparation can build up in pipes and lead to sewage backups, expensive plumbing bills, and pollution in Puget Sound. Learn more about fats, oils, and grease...

You can report common problems online: Surface Water Pollution | Illegal Dumping | Graffiti

Otherwise, contact Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Customer Service at (206) 386-1800 or by email. In case of emergency, call us 24/7. For hours, translations, and additional contact options, view more information about contacting SPU.

You can reduce your impact on the planet by learning about what you can buy used, donate, or resell instead of buying new or disposing of things. View more information about acceptable items to donate and resell.

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Andrew Lee, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000

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Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is comprised of three major direct-service providing utilities: the Water Utility, the Drainage and Wastewater Utility, and the Solid Waste Utility.