Due to electrical issues, the automatic backup generator for a pump that supplies water up to the City’s Snoqualmie Ridge water reservoir is currently unusable.
As a proactive measure, the City is asking Snoqualmie Ridge residents to voluntarily conserve water to preserve the reservoir’s water supply.
There are simple things everyone can do to help like taking short showers and turning off water while brushing teeth. For residents with whole home generators, you can assist by waiting to run washing machines and dishwashers until power is restored.
The parts to fix the damaged backup generator will not be available for approximately two days. With power restoration, the pump will function normally.
The City does not anticipate the reservoir being depleted before power is restored by Puget Sound Energy. The reservoir was filled to its maximum level prior to the Dec. 27 windstorm, but the City is exercising caution to ensure the reservoir’s supply is optimally preserved before levels become low.
Puget Sound Energy’s latest update estimates power restoration to Snoqualmie by 10pm, Dec. 28, 2022
The City thanks residents for their efforts to conserve water.