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Pateros is located in the sunny foothills of the eastern Cascades and on the shores of the Columbia and Methow Rivers. It is located on US-97, the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway, and the Okanogan Trails Scenic Byway. Pateros was officially incorporated on May 1, 1913. Pateros has a current population of 565. We are at the center of all your recreation activities. We have two water-front hotels, RV and boating facilities, dining establishments, bakery and entertainment, hardware/sporting goods store and numerous festivals in our lakeside parks, including the famous Apple Pie Jamboree. We welcome you to set up your recreation basecamp in Pateros and enjoy all four seasons of outdoor activities!
-Carlene Anders, Mayor
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
City Hall and Public Works will be closed
December 24th and 25th 
January 1st

12.12.2019 Update: We had some technical difficulties yesterday, and the best of plans did not happen. We will be working on the water system change over during the next week. We will attempt again on Tuesday, December 18th to go live with the new reservoir and well. However, I expect work on the system to continue through the week of 12/21. Please feel free to call City Hall with questions or concerns.  

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PREPARE FOR A NEW WATER SYSTEM

WHEN: Planning for morning of December 18th, but may happen during the week of December 17-21.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Residents should have water pressure through the transition. You may see little or no immediate change in service.  

  • Water pressures will increase by about 20 psi. Unlikely, but water leaks may develop due to the increase pressure.

  • Manganese and sediment may break loose in the lines causing dark water, clogged fixtures, and clogged meters.

WHAT TO DO:

  • If you have a water emergency please call City Hall 923-2571. If you are out of water, or need help please call City Hall 923-2571. The Public Works staff will be available, and prioritizing requests.

  • If you have black or dark water, turn all water off and run cold water in your tub until it runs clean. Then remove screens on sinks and run till clean. 

HOW TO KEEP INFORMED:

  • Check in here at WWW.PATEROS.COM

  • City plans to notify residents in advance of the transition by the Okanogan County Emergency alert systems.

 Please text and OPT-IN so we can alert you.

Text “98846” to 888777

Go to www.okanoganDEM.org to OPT-IN to alert system.   

 



CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY 

                                                        

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          THANK-YOU SANTA AND MRS CLAUS!

AND THANKS TO THE PATEROS FIRE DEPARTMENT AND APPLE PIE JAMBOREE 

 

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12.12.2018 Pump Station #3 Public Works Training on New Generator 

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For City Utility Emergencies 

After hours or on weekends, please call 
City Administrator - Jord Wilson 449-9670
Sewer Dept. - Mike Lambert 733-0610
Water Dept. - Doug Kirk 449-1899
Parks Dept. - Justin Carrington 449-3531

SNOW SEASON NOTICE:

EXPECTED SNOW EVENTS:

None

PARKING RESTRICTIONS DURING STAGE 1, 2 OR 3.

Vehicles must be moved off the street, including areas where there is designated street parking between the hours of 3am and 8am.

 

City Goals:

  1. Improving safety for the traveling public
  2. Ensuring that emergency responders can reach our citizens
  3. Keeping people and commerce moving throughout our community

Snow Events:

  • Icy or light snow (less than 2”) – City will be plowing/sanding as needed
  • Stage 1 – 2-4” of snow expected
  • Stage 2 – 4-6” of snow expected
  • Stage 3 – Large snow events
SEE 2018-2019 Snow Response Plan for more details on how the City plans to respond to winter conditions.

  2018-2019SnowPlan.pdf

 2018-2019SnowRemovalRouteMap.pdf

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Tips when experiencing manganese or sediments in your water:

  • First, run cold water in your tub until the water runs clear. This will allow for sediment/manganese to work its way through the system.
  • Take screens off sinks, and check for trapped particles if low pressure.
  • Run cold water in your sinks till the water runs clear
  • Check for discolored water before doing laundry or running the dishwasher. Re-wash, do not dry stained clothes.
  • Other appliances, like icemakers, dishwasher, and washers may have screens.
  • In some cases, slight discoloration may linger. This discoloration only affects the appearance of the water and not the quality. No health hazards are associated with discolored water from manganese and sediment.