Sewer Smoke Testing

This summer, the City of Sumner will be conducting tests of the sanitary sewers throughout the city.  These tests involve blowing harmless “smoke” into the sewer to find where unwanted storm water enters the sewer.  As a result, you may see “smoke” coming from roof vents, building foundations, manhole covers Read more…

2017 Annual Report

Priority: Long-range financial stability to provide a balance of City services Upgraded office/reception area at Sumner Cemetery Helped Cummins open state-of-the-art new facility and Amazon.com expand their facility Hired Meter Technician and transferred most residential readings to monthly for more immediate reporting on water use Conducted surveys, outreach and pop-ups Read more…

Launching Girders

The bridge project took a huge step forward with the placement of three girders.  The “bridge” you’ve been seeing across the White River is actually a temporary bridge. Giant girders were trucked into Sumner from the Port of Tacoma and in the middle of the night were put into place Read more…

The Call of Doo-ty

Tired of finding unexpected “land mines” throughout Sumner and even in your own yard?  The City of Sumner is partnering with Sumner Veterinary Hospital to remind all dog owners of their Call of Dooty.  Here’s a few responses to common excuses for not doo-ing it. “No one will know, right?”  Read more…