Tacoma Public Utilities

Tacoma Public Utilities provides services–power, water, rail, cable television–that are vital to our quality of life:

  • Publicly owned since 1893
  • Largest department in Tacoma City government
  • Operates entirely from revenues from sale of services, not from taxes
  • Governed by the Public Utility Board, the members of which appoint the Director of Utilities
  • Approximately 1,350 employees
  • View our publications, including the Annual Report and Quick Facts

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Contact information

3628 South 35th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409

(253) 502-8600