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Rain Barrel Workshop- July 28th

Rain Barrel Workshop- July 28th

The Environmental Services Division has partnered with West Sacramento Master Gardener, Mike Vilhauer, to present a rain barrel workshop on Tuesday, July 28th at 5:30pm.  The workshop will be held at the City Hall Galleria and is limited to 40 participants.  Each participant will receive a rain barrel and all of the hardware needed for the discounted price of $20. 

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Reclaimed Water Helps City Trees Stay Green

Reclaimed Water Helps City Trees Stay Green

The City of West Sacramento has reached an agreement to use reclaimed water from the California Department of General Services cooling plant to irregate more than two thousand City trees.

The water is being trucked daily from the plant at 625 Q St. in Sacramento where it is then used by parks and ground crews to hand water trees in median strips and public areas... Read More

How to Keep Your Trees Alive During Drought

How to Keep Your Trees Alive During Drought

City watering restrictions have many residents of West Sacramento worried about the health of their trees. Once a week lawn watering rules don’t mean your trees have to suffer! A new brochure, by the West Sacramento Tree Program provides watering tips on how to keep trees alive during the drought.

Drought-Wise Tree Care

  • Young trees require 5-10 gallons of water weekly, depending on weather conditions.
  • Mature trees require 

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Rain Barrel Workshop June 23 at City Hall

Rain Barrel Workshop June 23 at City Hall

The City of West Sacramento is hosting a rain barrel workshop on June 23rd at 5:30pm at City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue... Read More

City of West Sacramento Water Savings Reach 38%

City of West Sacramento Water Savings Reach 38%

Congratulations to residents and businesses in the City of West Sacramento for using 38% less water in May compared to the same time period in 2013!  

The State Water Board has mandated a 28% water reduction for the City to mitigate the impact of the California drought. Public Works Department figures show the City is off to a good start.

 

 

 

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Stage 3 Water Conservation Plan, City Takes Action

Stage 3 Water Conservation Plan, City Takes Action

Stage 3 water conservation restrictions begin today in West Sacramento to help the City cut water use by 28% as mandated by the State Water Board. “The drought cannot be taken lightly,” said City Manager Martin Tuttle, who issued the Stage 3 declaration. “We encourage businesses and residents to join the City in taking steps to save water, and together, we can reach the 28% goal.”

“Why it’s Dry” signs have been posted in parks and median strips throughout the City

The new restrictions limit watering lawns and ornamental landscaping to one day per week. Street addresses that end in an odd number can water only on Saturdays, and addresses ending in even numbers can only water on Sundays. Food producing gardens and farms are exempt from this rule, but all are encouraged to use water wisely... Read More

Free Oil Filter Exchange, Saturday

Free Oil Filter Exchange, Saturday

Don’t just dump your old oil filter, turn it in for a FREE one this Saturday, May 16 at any O’Reilly Auto Parts or AutoZone store in West Sacramento, Davis, or Woodland.

 

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