Message from SPU’s new Managing Director/CEO, Andrew Lee

Proud to be part of your public service.

Dear Seattle Residents, Workers and Visitors:

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) helps keep Seattle running every day. From the water you drink, to the food waste you compost, to the water you play in, SPU is an essential and vibrant part of everyday life in Seattle. I’m proud to be one of more than 1,400 SPU employees who work to support healthy people, the environment, and the economy, and partner with you for our city.

I am honored to be the next Managing Director/CEO of SPU. I sincerely thank Mayor Harrell for his appointment. I am an engineer with over 20 years of experience managing utilities in both the public and private sectors, and I am committed to transforming how SPU equitably manages Seattle’s water and waste resources for generations. current and future.

Seattle is an amazing city, with a unique protected water source that provides pure drinking water. SPU’s holistic management of our water resources extends to drainage and sanitation services that improve the livability and health of our city. Our exceptional solid waste management services, including transfer stations and hazardous waste disposal, and clean city services support everyone who lives, works and visits the city. We are committed to providing essential and innovative services to our community.

We are your public service. Please visit our website to learn more about our services, including the support we provide to qualified customers. If you would like to learn more about SPU’s priorities and objectives, please see our strategic business plan. It describes our mission, our vision and our principles, our areas of intervention and the pricing trajectory adopted.

Thank you for your continued support of your public service.

Andrew Lee
Managing Director/CEO, Seattle Public Utilities

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