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Most King County offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, 2017, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  
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Wastewater Treatment Division staff are prepared to respond to a variety of complaints and incidents related to the regional wastewater conveyance and treatment system including addressing odor complaints, sewer spills, storm-related problems, and other incidents.

Beach closure signIf you see a warning sign near the water, it means that raw sewage has overflowed into the waterway, and you (and your pets) are advised to stay out of the water in the area until signs are removed.

Current incident responses are listed below (click on "+" to expand view)

Location: Lake Hills Boulevard near 156th Avenue Southeast, across from the Lake Hills Library

November 9, 2017 Update

King County’s contractor has completed repairs on the broken pipeline and restored the sidewalk in the work area along Lake Hills Boulevard. Watch for updates on work to clean the fat and debris that clogged the pipeline. This work is not expected to affect traffic on Lake Hills Boulevard, but will close the sidewalk again, and cause some daytime noise.

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November 2, 2017 Update

King County crews continue pipe repair on Lake Hills Boulevard in Bellevue- sidewalk restoration Monday, November 6

King County’s contractor has identified a section of the pipeline needing repair. The County’s contractor will replace the section of pipe, backfill the excavation, and restore the sidewalk. In addition, the pipeline is almost completely blocked with fat and debris. The pipe will be cleaned at a later time.

We expect the pipe repair work to be completed this week but sidewalk restoration will continue through Monday, November 6. The sidewalk will remain closed in the work area over the weekend. The bike lane will not be affected.

See map for work area and download flier for more information.

October 30, 2017 Update

King County crews to repair pipe on Lake Hills Boulevard in Bellevue beginning Wednesday, November 1

On Sunday, Oct. 22, King County crews responded to an overflow in Bellevue. The overflow was located on Lake Hills Boulevard near 156th Avenue Southeast. Crews transferred wastewater flows to a companion pipeline and completed cleanup and inspection.

King County has determined that a short section of the pipeline needs repair. The County’s contractor will conduct a shallow excavation, replace a section of pipe, backfill the excavation, and restore the sidewalk. This work is expected to take two days but may extend to Friday, if needed.

See map for work area and download flier for more information.

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