(mailing address only)
P.O. Box 3865
Seattle, WA 98124-3865
Water, Sewer & Solid Waste Utility Rates for 2015
About the Impact of Utility Taxes and Franchise Fees on New Residents: Frequently Asked Question Handout
(PDF 21 Kb) (Rev. Oct. 11, 2011)
Act to help families in need – pay extra on your utility bill
The City is seeing more utility customers struggling to pay their utility bills due to the continued recession. Next time you’re paying your utility (water/sewer) bill, add a little extra as a donation to Hopelink. Your contribution will be provided to families that need help paying their heating and utility bills. For more information on how to donate, call the Utility Billing Division at 425-587-3150. Should you need assistance from Hopelink, visit www.hope-link.org or call 425-889-7880.
The City of Kirkland offers reduced water, sewer and garbage rates for qualifying low income, single family residential customers who are 62 years or older, blind, disabled, or home kidney dialysis customers. To apply, go to the Senior and Disabled Rates page
Learn how to prevent seasonal flooding, where to get sandbags, and how inclement weather affects trash service in our fall billing insert.
Free Water Saving Items through Cascade Water Alliance. cascade water saving items
For information regarding rebates on the purchase of qualifying water-saving appliances and devices, please contact Van Sheth at (425) 587-3907 or visit Cascade Water Alliance.
To read Kirkland's annual report of the quality of your drinking water click here. Annual Water Quality Report
There are a number of ways to set up your utility account to make payments, including online billing and phone payments. To read more about payment options and/or our billing policies, go to our Payment Instructions and Billing Policies page.
The information on our web pages is provided to help our customers better understand their City of Kirkland Utilities service. If you have further questions about your service, please contact the City of Kirkland Utility Department (425)-587-3150 or via the Our Kirkland portal..
The City provides the following utility services:
- Garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection
- Water and Sewer (not all neighborhoods)
Did you know:
- That our area receives less rainfall during July and August than Tucson, Arizona.
- When you water outdoors during the heat of the day, about 48% of the water evaporates.
- 86% of irrigation water in the Seattle area is used for residential landscapes, not for commercial watering.
Even in this rainy climate, water conservation is important. For more regarding water conservation, please contact Van Sheth at (425) 587-3907 or visit Cascade Water Alliance.
The following companies also provide utility services in the City of Kirkland:
Electricity and Natural Gas:
Puget Sound Energy
Local telephone service:
Water and sewer:
Northshore Utility District (Finn Hill and Kingsgate neighborhoods only)
Woodinville Water District (Eastern Kingsgate neighborhood only)