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Posted on: June 14, 2016

You're Invited: Down Home 4th of July & Heritage Day

Celebrate Independence Day with local traditions — Issaquah's Down Home 4th of July & Heritage Day!

Every summer, folks gather for free, old-fashioned fun. The festivities start at 11 a.m. July 4, 2016, in historic Olde Town Issaquah and continue until...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Fireworks Ban: Stay Safe on Independence Day

Stay safe on the Fourth of July — and remember the City of Issaquah's ban on the use and possession of all fireworks without a permit.

The ban encompasses all fireworks — including sparklers, cones, fountains and Roman candles.

Adopted in 1993,...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

City Starts Well 4 Water Filtration

Issaquah is now pumping from Well 4, thanks to a new filtration system that removes perfluorochemicals, or PFCs, from the water before it enters the City’s distribution system.

Test results from mid-June show the system is working – there were no detections of PFCs from Well 4.

Issaquah participates in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) unregulated monitoring program by performing additional tests on our drinking water.

During that testing, detections of PFCs, were found in Well 4, the City’s smallest well. In the winter of 2016, the City stopped running Well 4 until the filtration system was installed and tested.

Issaquah meets all standards set for safe drinking water.

Based on the latest science, the EPA recently released drinking water health advisories (which are not enforceable or regulated) on two PFCs, called PFOA and PFOS. Issaquah meets these advisories.

Meanwhile, more stringent testing has been conducted – even below levels defined by EPA as an actual detection – to better understand the potential sources of PFCs. All of Issaquah’s wells have tested below EPA’s detection threshold for PFCs.

Issaquah is also:

  • Working closely with the EPA and state Department of Health.
  • Continuing to test its water system.
  • Hiring independent experts, who are currently assessing the City's system and will recommend some potential next steps for the long term.

Learn more from our FAQs and test resultsRead on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Go Issaquah! Learn More About Projects

Learn more about a potential package of local transportation projects that could go to voters this fall.

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Project Update: Changes to On-Street Parking

As work continues to enhance Front Street, changes to parking and sidewalks will start June 13, 2016.

While we will do our best to work with residents, businesses, drivers and pedestrians, there will be some disruptions. Please note, businesses will re...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...