Seattle City Light is working with a host of stakeholder groups to create a lot more buzz along the corridor for the utility’s Creston-Duwamish transmission line by enhancing habitat for native bees.[More]
Power has been restored to most of Burien, Normandy Park and SeaTac. Crews are still working to restore an outage in Tukwila that was caused by a construction crew cutting an underground cable.[More]
City Light workers had a busy week of big and tall engineering near Seattle’s south end, all in an effort to make our transmission system safer. Between July 21 and July 24, City Light workers and engineers straightened out a leaning 150-foot transmission tower, installed a massive metal pole in the middle of a rail […][More]
Osprey and electrical equipment don’t belong together, and City Light is working hard to separate the two.[More]
Posted: July 18th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, bald eagles, Duwamish, endangered species, Endangered Species Act, Harbor Island, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, osprey, Seattle City Light, Ship Canal, Tukwila
Seattle City Light crews restored power by 4:50 p.m. to most customers affected by a fallen tree and wires down near Martin Luther King Way S. and S. 68th Avenue Twenty customers are still without power. The estimated time of restoration for all customers is 11:30 p.m. tonight.[More]
Seattle City Light was named a Tree Line USA Utility for 2013 by the Arbor Day Foundation for best practices in protecting and enhancing the urban forests in its service territory.[More]
Posted: April 29th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: Arbor Day Foundation, Burien, Jorge Carrasco, Lake Forest Park, National Association of State Foresters, Renton, Seattle City Light, Shoreline, Tree Line USA Utility, Tukwila, University of Washington
Seattle City Light crews completed full restoration of service to customers affected by a power outage in South Seattle about 2:15 p.m. today.[More]
In honor of Earth Day 2013, a team of 25 Seattle City Light employees and their family members will join hundreds of other volunteers at the Duwamish Alive event April 20.[More]
Seattle City Light crews are working to restore power to 2,530 customers affected by an 11 a.m. outage in South Seattle and Tukwila. The outage area roughly follows Beacon Avenue South, between Dawson and South Ryan streets. The cause is not known yet. The estimated time for restoration is 2 p.m. For precise outage boundaries, […][More]
Seattle City Light crews restored power by 8:30 p.m. Monday to all 11,000 homes and businesses that were affected by power outages from a morning wind storm. Sustained winds of up to 40 mph with gusts approaching 60 mph knocked down trees, which fell into power lines breaking poles, wires and transformers. The hardest hit […][More]