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Seattle City (spot)Light: Jerry Koenig

For City Light’s Jerry Koenig, it’s not a matter of “if,” it’s a matter of “when” an emergency will strike.

City Light Dams and Safety

With the severe damage recently caused to the spillway feature of California’s Oroville dam, which forced 188,000 people to evacuate, we spoke with Chief Dam Safety Engineer Kim Pate, who shared insight on City Light dams, their structures and emergency protocols. Can you explain what happened with Oroville? The best way… [ Keep reading ]

Local Utilities, Emergency Responders Ready to ‘Take Winter By Storm’

Emergency responders from several regional agencies gathered today at Seattle City Light’s North Service Center to emphasize the need for Puget Sound residents to be prepared for potentially treacherous winter weather and power outages.