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News for Owners and Operators

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News, tips and requirements to keep your water system safe and reliable.

We are going digital!

Join us on Zoom for an interactive webinar on Tuesday, May 12, 4-5 p.m. Learn about water wells, from construction to decommissioning and replacement.

This short, free webinar will have time to answer your questions—all from the comfort of your home! We will reschedule the emergency preparedness workshops. 

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Quarterly Newsletters

Spring 2020

  • COVID-19 frequently asked questions.
  • Update your contact information.
  • Access our services online.
  • Webinar on water wells.
  • Where to collect your bacteria and nitrate samples.

Winter 2020

  • Water system emergency preparedness workshop.
  • Avoid late charges. Pay your annual invoice.
  • Show off your pumphouse.
  • Submit applications online.
  • Permit fees support clean and healthy water.

Fall 2019

  • 2020 proposed drinking water fees.
  • How to collect bacteria-free water samples.
  • Pierce County water system forum.
  • Disinfect your system after repairs.

Spring 2019

  • Small water systems workshops.
  • Sample pickup free reduced!
  • Group B water system compliance.
  • Permit fees support clean and healthy water.

Winter 2019

  • Pay your annual invoice online by March 1.
  • Keep your water system safe and secure.
  • We can help you stay organized.
  • Why do we test for nitrates?

Fall 2018

  • Expanded Services at Pierce County Planning and Public Works.
  • Key Peninsula Services.
  • Proposed Fee Increased for 2019.
  • New Staff in Water Resources Program.
  • We are here to help.

Summer 2018

  • Online Applications Now Available.
  • Key Peninsula Services.
  • Free Workshop in September.
  • Six ways you can provide safe drinking water.

Winter 2017

  • Pay your permit online.
  • We need your help!
  • Winterize your pumphouse.
  • Education Corner.

Fall 2017

  • Water Capacity.
  • New Online Payment Center.
  • Compliance Corner.
  • Hot News on Tap.
  • Education Corner.
  • Grant Updates.
  • Drinking Water Workshop.

Spring 2017

  • Keep Drinking Water Safe.
  • Gig Harbor Workshop.
  • Water Availability.
  • My Water Sample Failed. Now What?
  • New Staff: Meet Luke.
  • Gig Harbor Workshop.

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