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Rate Adjustments

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City Council agrees to four-year water and wastewater rate adjustments

Water Infrastructure Improvement Program

Installed Meter

Read more about our water main pipeline & meter projects. For updates about the projects, please read our current newsletter.

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Utilities News

Watering schedule waived during extreme weather: For residents concerned with heat damage to trees, plants, and landscape, the City of Sacramento watering schedule restrictions are waived on the second day of 100+ degree heat (meaning people can water even if it isn't their day). The exemption ends the day after the last 100+ degree day. Read here for more on the water schedule and exemptions.

Consumer Confidence Report now available: Congratulations! Your drinking water meets or exceeds all State and Federal drinking water standards. A copy of our annual water quality report, also called a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), is now available.

City of Sacramento and Sac County Water Agency join Sites Project Authority, March 9, 2018: The City of Sacramento and Sacramento County Water Agency (SCWA) have decided to participate as members of the Site Project Authority in an effort to enhance water storage and improve environmental flows.



SURA application now available online, Feb. 23, 2018: The City of Sacramento is excited to debut the Sacramento Utility Rate Assistance online application. If you qualify for the program, you can start saving money! Several languages are available for your convenience. See if you qualify today!

Free Rain Barrels, Feb. 23, 2018: The City is to distribute free rain barrels to Sacramento Utilities customers. This is a great way to save water!

Cause of colored water, Oct. 17, 2017: The City’s Department of Utilities has determined that the cause of the discolored water is manganese, a metal that can occur naturally in ground water.

Do Not Drink Notice Lifted: The "Do Not Drink" notice has been lifted for the area bounded by Pell Drive, Norwood Ave., Main Ave. and I-80. Additional questions? Call 311 or 916-264-5011.

Customers with recently retrofitted or installed water meters after 90 days can now sign up and access My Water. Create your account and begin viewing you water usage today.

Drink Up! Your city drinking water is the highest quality. 

City Utilities and Sac State work together to reduce impacts of run off to the American River.

City Watering Schedule

Spring Watering

Not sure when you can water and when the schedule changes? Visit our website to learn about our spring/summer and fall/winter watering guidelines.

Water Wise Calls

Water Wise House Call
Schedule a free visit with a water conservation specialist to find the best ways to save water, get tips and tools, and find out if you qualify for rebates!

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