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The City's priority is water quality and safety. We accomplish this by meeting all state and Federal drinking water standards.
City Council agrees to four-year water and wastewater rate adjustments
Read more about our water main pipeline & meter projects. For updates about the projects, please read our current newsletter.
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 reduces storm drainage service rates for property owners of vacant commercial properties
Stay up to date about the Proposed Rate Adjustments: Your Utilities. Your Community. Newsletter
You may be eligible to save $156 annually on utility costs with the expanded Utility Rate Assistance Program.
City park watering on a Monday? Find out why.
River-Friendly Landscape Rebate Program provides rebates for turf replacement.
Sacramento Department of Utilities unveils Utility Rate Assistance Program
Sacramento water users can water two days per week this summer and fall through November 6, 2016.
Lower your Utility bill and save water! You may be eligible for Leak-Free Sacramento to fix leak repairs and install water efficient fixtures (toilets, faucets, valves, irrigation systems, etc.) both inside and outside of your home - with no charge to the resident.
For more information and how to qualify: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/Utilities/Conservation/Leak-Free-Sacramento Read Post
City customers enjoy the highest quality water service, with all drinking water quality measurements meeting or surpassing all State and Federal drinking water standards, as Department of Utilities staff explained at the Sacramento City Council meeting on Sept. 13.
The City Council was presented the 2016 Drinking Water Public Health Goals by city Utilities staff at the meeting.
Each day, we test our water hundreds of times to ensure that we continue to meet the standards (Maximum Contaminant Levels, or MCLs) as required by the State and Federal Government.
http://sacramentocityexpress.com/…/drink-up-your-city-drink… Read Post
Do you have questions about water taste and clarity? Two water quality concerns related to aesthetics have been reported. These two aesthetic concerns are temporary, separate and not related in any way.
The first is that water in the South area of the City has been described as “mossy” or “earthy” in flavor recently. The water is safe to drink. We want to let our customers know that the taste can be affected by lower water levels in the Sacramento and American rivers and higher water temperatures.
This causes naturally occurring bacteria that affect the taste of the water, but pose no health risk. This happens around this time of year when it’s hot and dry. As temperatures start to cool, the taste and odor issue will eventually disappear. To alleviate the earthy taste, the City’s water quality superintendent recommends adding lemon to the water or placing tap water in the refrigerator to cool it down.
http://sacramentocityexpress.com/2016/08/22/response-to-water-taste-and-water-clarity-issues Read Post
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