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Early Morning Fire Destroys Picatti Bros. Warehouse

April 6, 2023

The biggest challenge faced by any of the Picatti generations perhaps came in the early morning of Sunday, December 1, 2019, in the form of a massive fire that ultimately caused $1 million in damages. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a three-bay shop in the rear fully engulfed in flames and spreading…

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In the Business of Delivering Water for Over 95 Years

April 6, 2023

Doug Picatti knows that doing business in the Yakima Valley for nearly a century offers no guarantees. So, the third-generation president of Picatti Brothers well and pump service takes nothing for granted as he reflects on the company’s history and the blessings and challenges faced over the decades. “The standard held for a 95-year-old company…

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We’ve Moved

October 22, 2021

HOME SWEET HOME On Sunday, December 1, 2019, we were the victim of an arson fire.  We were fortunate no one was hurt, or worse; and our local firefighters were able to save our building from a complete and total loss.  Without power, heat, or water in the building, on Monday we quickly moved into…

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COVID-19 Update: We’re Open!

February 4, 2021

To ensure the health and safety of our customers, our families, and our community, we are following the recommended local mandates for safe work. We are open for walk in customers and vendors, but they must comply to the local mandates upon entry to our business. If you need to make a drop-off, pick-up, or…

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COVID-19 Update

March 26, 2020

Infectious disease experts across the United States are calling for tougher enforcement of social distancing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, including a nationwide closure of schools and non-essential businesses. While the work we do to deliver your water is essential, we will voluntarily temporarily close our office doors…

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Despite Big Fire Picatti Brothers Open For Business

December 5, 2019

By Lance Tormey at Newstalk KIT The owner of Yakima’s Picatti Brothers says they’re open for business despite a big fire that caused a $1 million in damage on Sunday. Read More: Despite Big Fire Picatti Brothers Open For Business

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Investigation underway into $1 million fire at Picatti Bros. in Yakima

December 2, 2019

From Yakima Herald-Republic Officials are investigating a fire that caused an estimated $1 million in damage to Picatti Bros. in Yakima early Sunday morning. Read More. Note from Doug Picatti: “We’re in business! The phones are being answered. We have moved our offices to the Well and Pump building on the corner of Third and Walnut.…

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Fire causes $1 million loss at Yakima business

December 1, 2019

By Kaitlin Knapp at YAKIMA, Wash. – A building owned by the Picatti Brothers in Yakima suffered a $1 million loss after a fire broke out. Read More Note from Doug Picatti: “We’re in business! The phones are being answered. We have moved our offices to the Well and Pump building on the corner of Third…

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Picatti Brothers’ 90th Anniversary Vintage Car Parade

November 21, 2018

Historic Neon Sign Returns to Downtown Yakima The Yakima Police Department, a parade of vintage vehicles, and local Boy Scouts assembled to commemorate this historic event in November. The large neon sign, which was installed in 1948 but replaced with a more contemporary sign in the 1970s, is well known by the Yakima community. The…

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What No One Knows About Hydroelectricity on the Columbia River

June 21, 2018

Most history credits Grand Coulee Dam with being the first hydroelectric generation facility on the Columbia River. However, many people do not know that Hanford Irrigation Company purchased a hydroelectric turbine from Picatti Brothers, which was installed at Priest Rapids, WA and became operational in 1934. Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company (now Siemens Electric) manufactured the turbine/generator…

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