Healthy and Sustainable Environment

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The seven measures here represent key data about Bellevue's performance serving the Healthy and Sustainable Environment budget outcome. Some are resident responses to the annual Performance Measures survey. All measures are annual. Operational data come with targets or thresholds, illustrated by green lines. In some cases, the city aims to provide services that meet or exceed the target. In other cases, staying below the green line indicates quality service. Targets are assessed regularly and are based on previous experiences and future expectations.

As a community, Bellevue values:

  • Services and infrastructure that reliably ensure public health and safety, as well as protect the environment;
  • Stewardship and education that sustain a healthy environment for current and future generations;
  • A health natural environment that supports wildlife; and
  • A nature experience in which to live, work, learn and play.

Healthy Environment

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Residents who agree Bellevue supports a healthy, natural environment for current and future generations (higher is better).

Healthy Living

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Residents who agree Bellevue's environment supports their personal health and well-being (higher is better).

Opportunities to Experience Nature

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Residents who agree Bellevue offers opportunities to experience nature where people live, work and play (higher is better).

Water Service Continuity

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Unplanned water service interruptions per 1,000 customer accounts (lower is better).

Sewer Overflows

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Sewer system overflows per 1,000 customer accounts caused by system failures (lower is better).

Drinking Water Quality

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Percentage of days per year the city is in compliance with state and federal drinking water regulations (higher is better).

Recycling Rate*

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Single-family solid waste recycling rate in Bellevue (higher is better).

*Indicator will be updated in 2019, to align with industry standards and current city initiatives.