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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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Earth Day 2015 Celebration

Earth Day 2015 Celebration
Earth Day 2015 Celebration
04-22-2015 - 04-22-2015
City of Sacramento
http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Neighborhood-Services/Earth-Day
Admission: Free
 
(916) 808-6789
 
Start Time(s): Wed 9am-2pm
Celebrate Mother Earth this Wednesday This great event will be filled with environmental education, live entertainment and a lot of fun.  Last year the annual Earth Day Celebration drew more than 6,000 participants from the Sacramento region including area schools, surrounding business patrons, and other members of the community. 
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You’re Invited to Celebrate Earth Day at City Hall!

You’re Invited to Celebrate Earth Day at City Hall!

Join the City of West Sacramento for a free and fun family event to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave.

There will be activities for the kids, live music, local food, raffle prizes, and information about ways you can be a part of the solution and reduce your carbon footprint. Vendors will be on hand with information about services and products that can help your family live healthier and sustainably.

NEW: Rain Barrel workshops  – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (pre-registration required)... Read More