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Posted on: February 28, 2024

Annual Conservation Calendar Poster Contest

Samara D. - 1st Place Winner

Grand Prize winning art by Samara D. →


Pick up a complimentary calendar from our Customer Service counter to see all the winners!

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Lakehaven Links

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Lakehaven Links is your Customer Newsletter.  It is mailed with your bi-monthly invoice.  They are available on the 1st day of the month beginning in January each year.  The digital version can be found on our website.  ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 209)

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The Board regularly updates water and sewer rates after considerable analysis of ongoing revenue requirements. This is a huge effort involving collaboration between the Board, staff and experienced rate consultants.  Balancing the financial and i...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

District Water and Sewer Rates

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Faced with the need to pay for a large number of high-cost infrastructure projects necessary to keep both the water and sewer systems operating reliably into the future, the Board of Commissioners adopted rate increases for water and sewer services in 202...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

In the Holiday Spirit

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The District participated in the annual Toys for Tots Drive in December.  Commissioners and employees of the District generously donated toys and other items to be distributed to families needing assistance during the holidays.  The Dist...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Door Hangers

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Beginning in July 2024, the District will no longer be placing notices on the doors of customers subject to an impending meter shutoff.  The District will continue to send the urgent notice letter indicating that a customer’s water and/...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Frozen Pipes

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It’s that time of year when there is a danger of frozen pipes. Frozen water in the plumbing of your home can cause them to crack or burst during freezing temperatures. Visit our Frozen Pipes page to find out more about this important topic.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report

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Starting July 1, 2023 you will be able to view the Lakehaven Water & Sewer District Annual Water Quality Report on-line at www.lakehaven.org/CCR. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 202...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Annual Lakehaven Calendar

Conserving water is vital to the health of the entire planet.  People, plants, animals all depend on water for survival.  Humans, like fish, will not survive without an adequate supply of clean water. The only way to protect the resource...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) System Update (Issue 189)

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After successfully completing the pilot testing phase of the AMR Project earlier this year, the District has moved to the implementation stage of the project. When the project is complete, sometime in 2024, all manual-read meters in the ser...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Lakehaven Delinquent Account Payment Plan (Resolution No. 2020-1338)

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A. In order to provide District customers with reasonable opportunities to cure delinquent accounts that have arisen out of the economic hardships caused by the Covid-19 Emergency, it is necessary that the District establish measures to pro...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Court Upholds Utility Tax (Issue 188)

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled that the City of Federal Way may lawfully impose an excise tax on the District. In its’ decision, issued June 18th, the Court sustained an earlier King County Superior Court ruling upholding the ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

King County Franchise Rental Charge Update (Issue 186)

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As reported in the last newsletter, the Washington Supreme Court recently upheld the legality of the King County Ordinance authorizing the County to collect a rental charge from water/sewer districts and other utilities operating facilities in County righ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Board Adopts 2020 Rates and Charges (Issue 185)

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The Board of Commissioners adopted updated rates and charges for year 2020 and beyond at the December 12, 2019 Board meeting. Under the new rate plan, water rates will increase by 2.5% each year through 2029. Driven by significantly higher ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

2020 Rate Comparison (Issue 186)

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Included in this issue of Lakehaven Links, you’ll find a (PDF) insert of the 2020 Rate Comparison. 

The comparison shows how Lakehaven’s water and sewer rates compare with rates charged by neighboring agencies.

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Court Sides with King County on Right of Way Rental Charge (Issue 185)

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The Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling in early December approving the authority of King County to charge rent to utilities using the right of way for the location of utility lines. The ruling followed a lawsuit filed by King Co...

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