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Media Releases

For media inquiries pertaining to City of Sacramento water, wastewater and drainage services, please contact Rhea Serran, Media and Communication Specialist at 916-808-5594.

For all other media inquiries, please use City Department Public Information Officers to determine the best Media and Communication Specialist to contact.

2016 Media releases

City reduces storm drainage service rates for property owners of vacant commercial properties

May 11, 2016

Sacramento City Council Approves Water and Wastewater Rate Adjustments

March 29, 2016

Spring-Summer Watering Rules Effective March 13

March 11, 2016

Utilities Makes Significant Strides in Water Meter Program

March 1, 2016

Department of Utilities Presents Additional Information to Rate Advisory Commission

February 11, 2016

City lifts voluntary boil water advisory for Pocket area, west of I-5

January 12, 2016

City issues voluntary water boil advisory for the Pocket area, West of I-5
January 10, 2016

2014 Media Releases

Heat Brings Water Conservation Reminders
May 14, 2014
City reminds customers that even as the weather heats up, they must still adhere to the City's watering rules.

The Results are in - Sacramento's Water Conservation Efforts are Paying Off
April 10, 2014
City is saving approximately 16 percent compared to previous two-year average. City departments save more than 50 percent compared to previous two-year average.


2013 Media Releases

City Watering Schedule Changes on November 3, 2013
October 31, 2013
When clocks roll back on Saturday night, the City of Sacramento reminds residents and businesses that they should change their watering schedules as well.

July 18, 2013
City Issues Spare the Water Alert

June 28, 2013
City Issues First Spare the Water Alert of 2013

March 22, 2013
Sacramento Sell $248 Million in Bonds to Fix Aging Water Infrastructure

February 6, 2013
Sacramento Department of Utilities Unveils Utility Rate Assistance Program