VISIT YOUR LOCAL WATERSHED! Cedar River Watershed Education Center offers group and family-oriented watershed tours. Watershed-specific tours begin in July, but the center has year-round indoor and outdoor education experiences. See the full catalog of opportunities and schedule a tour.
SAVING WATER PARTNERSHIP: Helping customers reduce water waste and use water efficiently.
Northshore Utility District has partnered with 17 other utilities in the Seattle area to form the Saving Water Partnership.
This partnership helps support programs like:
Savingwater.org offers many valuable tips on increasing your home's water use efficiency and sustainability, including:
Why care about using water wisely?
- Water is a precious resource we all share. Our regional water sources supply not only 1.4 million people throughout the Seattle area, but also our important salmon population and ecosystem.
- Using water efficiently now helps stretch our supply for current and future generations. The Northwest's plentiful rain and snowfall keeps our supply strong, but this may not always be the case.
- And water-wise practices help keep your water bills as low as possible.
Tips and resources to help you use water efficiently:
More water-wise links:
Water conservation education:
- Education Programs for Northshore and Lake Washington Schools [PDF]
- Salmon SEESon
- Conservation for Business and Institutions - Seattle Public Utilities
- Current Water Supply - Seattle Public Utilities
- Department of Ecology Water Resources - Washington State
- Department of Health Drinking Water Division - Washington State
- Savingwater.org - Regional Conservation
- Stream Flow Conditions - US Geological Survey