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Monday, September 28, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Conservationists ask Spokane-area water users to conserve, protect river

As a drought measure, John Osborn has cut his daily shower to two minutes. He’s installed low-flush toilets in his home and replaced his lawn with low-water landscaping.

Spokane losing 20 percent of water deliveries

While Spokane city officials have ratcheted up efforts to “slow the flow” and conserve more water, the city is having trouble keeping its own supply from leaking away. The Spokane …

Gardens evicted over water safety

Two community gardens located on Spokane Water Department property will have to move by the end of the year. The Hillyard Garden – also known as the Pump House Garden …

City officials want to raise water rates

Most of Spokane’s water rates would increase by nearly 8 percent and the base rate paid by each customer would go up nearly 20 percent under a plan the City …

Sinkhole opens on North Perry

A section of Perry Street in north Spokane is closed this week for repairs needed after a water main break Monday morning. About 2.4 million gallons of water spewed from …

Spokane department’s calendar idea drips with futility

What have they been drinking over at the Spokane Water Department? At least that would explain why these wet brains blew some $40,000 to put out their annual Water Quality …