Open/Close Your Water/Sewer/Garbage Account

Do not use this application to Open/Close your Seattle Light account.

Before you start, you will need a water meter reading.

We recommend you do this on the day you move. But you can do it up to 3 days before or after you move.

No charge: Read the water meter yourself and enter the numbers online.

For a fee you can have Seattle Public Utilities read the water meter for you: $60

One-time setup fee to open Seattle Public Utilities Account - $10

Do not use this form if you are a tenant or live in a condo or apartment building.

Current or Previous Customers

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