Andrew Lee, Interim CEO
Andrew Lee,
Interim General Manager/CEO

Andrew Lee, Interim General Manager/CEO

Andrew Lee joined Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) in 2019 and was appointed as the interim General Manager/CEO in 2021. Andrew has spent his entire 20-year career working on water, wastewater, and stormwater issues, with 15 of those years in local government for Seattle, San Francisco, and Bellevue. Andrew is nationally recognized for his expertise in water/wastewater regulations, smart water technology, and asset management. He is passionate about developing high performance organizations through an emphasis on shared leadership, employee engagement, diversity/equity/inclusion, and partnering with community.

Andrew has a BS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Environmental Engineering and Sciences, both from Stanford University. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington State and California, and a certified Project and Program Management Professional.

Each year, SPU updates the following 2 data collection documents to reflect new, annual data.

Just the Facts provides an overview of SPU's Water, Wastewater, Drainage, and Solid Waste lines of business, including: budget, revenue, customer's usage of SPU services, and major regulators.

Count on Us provides summarizing data of SPU's various customer-centered services and projects for the year, including: Conservation & Stewardship, Community Engagement, Customer Relations, Billing, and Water.

Together, these documents provide a high-level snapshot of Seattle Public Utilities for the year.

The Engineering Records Vault is an archive of City infrastructure information located in the Seattle Municipal Tower. If you are visiting the Records Vault for the first time, you will need to create a user account in our office so our staff can provide you with digital images.

The vault includes engineering quarter section maps (GIS computer-generated and older mylar), aerial topography maps, sewerage and drainage topography maps, basemaps, and various City maps, including the 1:400 scale maps and the Vault Plan Index (VPI) original mylar.

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Seattle contracts with Recology, Inc. and Waste Management of Washington, Inc. for garbage, recycling, and food and yard waste collection services. The City also has contracts with different companies to process solid waste and for the transportation and disposal of the City's solid waste in Oregon.

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