Archive for 'Power Lines'
Seattle City Light has partnered with Communities in Schools of Seattle (CIS Seattle) for the 2015 “Stuff the Bus” campaign, which helps more than 9,500 low-income students in the Seattle School District head back to school with needed supplies.[More]
Seattle City Light recognized ArtHouse Apartments on-field at the Mariners’ game Aug. 26 for their participation in the Powerful Neighborhoods Program.[More]
Seattle City Light crews are working today to reduce the risk of additional damage to the Skagit Hydroelectric Project from the advancing Goodell Creek Fire and are preparing to start repairs to damaged transmission lines.[More]
Seattle City Light employees strive to give back to the community by participating in a variety of volunteering and fundraising events.
Recently, Len Kannapell and Scott Cooper of City Light’s Conservation division successfully climbed Mount Rainier for the 2015 Climb for Himalayan Children, a fundraiser to support the Contact Center for homeless children in Kathmandu, Nepal.[More]
City Light employees organized their third annual car show and barbecue to raise money for the 2015 Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk.[More]
Seattle City Light is enhancing the reliability of its electrical system by replacing two transmission line poles on the east and west sides of Interstate 5 at NE 60th Street. The work requires transferring the existing transmission line onto the new poles.[More]
Seattle City Light has evacuated the company town of Diablo and reduced staffing at Newhalem to essential workers, as a lightning-sparked forest fire continues to burn out of control in the North Cascades National Park. Fire crews are on watch to protect the Gorge Powerhouse, the closest facility to the active fire. The utility has […][More]
Posted: August 20th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Seattle City Light started evacuating employees Wednesday from the town of Diablo and helped evacuate visitors at the North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake and at the Ross Lake Resort as the Goodell Creek Fire approached facilities at the utility’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project.[More]
Posted: August 19th, 2015 under Power Lines.
Tags: Diablo, Diablo Lake, Goodell Creek Fire, Newhalem, North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake, Ross Lake Resort, Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Skagit Tours
Seattle City Light and the Office of Arts & Culture Announce Partnership with the Pollinator Pathway
Seattle City Light is partnering with the Office of Arts & Culture to work with design thinker Sarah Bergmann to develop a plan to create a Pollinator Pathway through City Light’s Creston-Duwamish transmission line right-of-way, a 60-acre, 14-mile long power line corridor stretching from south Seattle to Tukwila.[More]
To continue construction of a new heavy barge landing dock, Seattle City Light will lower the water level of Diablo Lake at the utility’s Skagit Hydroelectric Project by up to 10 feet. The drawdown will start on Sept. 10 and take up to six days to complete. Low lake levels are scheduled to last until Nov. 5.[More]