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Fairness


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3 important reasons we need to fix your water system:
  • It’s not fair that some customers are on metered billing and some are not.
  • Our water pipelines are old and falling apart and need to be replaced more quickly.
  • The more water meters we have and the newer our pipelines are, the more water we can conserve.

UPDATE: Sacramento City Council Approves Water and Wastewater Rate A​d​j​u​s​t​m​e​n​t​s​

Water:
What's been done already!

Reliability


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3 important reasons we need to fix your wastewater system:
  • Our wastewater pipelines are old and falling apart and need to be replaced quickly.
  • Meet expensive state and federal government regulations.
  • Combined sewer system takes significant resources to maintain.

UPDATE: Sacramento City Council Approves Water and Wastewater Rate A​d​j​u​s​t​m​e​n​t​s​

Wastewater:
What's been done already!

Safety


A man cleans a street drain that's been flooded.
3 important reasons we need to fix your storm drainage system:
  • Our pipelines and facilities are falling apart which causes street flooding and other problems.
  • We haven’t had a rate increase since 1996 and are operating from our reserve funds.
  • It’s harder and harder to provide safe, reliable service.

UPDATE: Proposed rate restructuring and adjustments for storm drainage have been postponed to 2017.

storm drainage:
What we need to do!