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Downtown Sewer Upgrade

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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.

Utility News

Cause of colored water on Tuesday, 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 reduces storm drainage service rates for property owners of vacant commercial properties

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

Stay up to date about the Proposed Rate Adjustments: Your Utilities. Your Community. Newsletter 

Save money on your utility bill! Your total annual savings can add up to over $85 a year with Sacramento Utility Rate Assistance. Apply today!

City park watering on a Monday? Find out why.

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!


Nov 23 - Happy Turkey Day! Or, for you vegetarians, Happy Mashed Potato Day! Are you scheduled to have your water meter installed soon? Our team is hard at work in Tahoe Park, Elmhurst, North Oak Park, Land Park, South Sacramento, Valley Hi, North Sacramento, and South Natomas installing water meters and water mains. Read Post

Nov 22 - #BlackFriday may be one of the busiest day of the year for retailers, but it is the busiest day for plumbers! This holiday season, be sure to get rid of your fats, oils, and grease the right way to avoid disaster. Top holiday offenders include cooking oils, shortenings, lard, grease and sauces, salad dressings, meat scraps, mayonnaise, butter and margarine. Remember stuff your belly, not your pipes! Read Post

Nov 22 - It’s not you, it’s me. I need a yard that takes less of my time and is not such a chore to make happy. You can #BreakUpwithYourLawn this fall, too. Visit for info on our turf removal rebates. Read Post