Just because the package reads “flushable” doesn’t mean it’s true. Items marked as disposable or flushable do not degrade like toilet paper, and they wind up clogging pipes, lift stations and creating havoc during the wastewater treatment process. This translates into millions in clean up and repair costs.
Roseville water customers can increase their outdoor watering an extra day beginning Monday, April 4. This move is about a month earlier than anticipated acknowledging improved local watershed conditions and a healthier snowpack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Twenty Sacramento-area water providers met their state-mandated conservation targets or were very close—within five percentage points—by the end of February, according to an analysis by the Regional Water Authority (RWA), which represents water providers in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Yolo and Sutter counties.
Work is underway right now to develop a project that would one day help power one of Environmental Utilities’ (EU) wastewater treatment plants or provide fleet vehicle fuel using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).
Some might not know that the City has a lab staffed with seven employees with the primary goal of testing water quality. Located at the Dry Creek and Pleasant Grove Wastewater Treatment Plants, lab workers collect samples from several sites, testing drinking water, domestic and industrial wastewater, stormwater and recycled water to ensure they’re in regulatory compliance. You also might not know that laboratory manager Kim Spear, a 25-year-employee with EU's water quality lab, is a recent winner for Laboratory Analyst of the Year from the Sacramento Area Section California Water Environment Association (CWEA).
Roseville’s Environmental Utilities announced the availability of more than $100,000 designed to help commercial customers become more water efficient. These rebates, available to water customers in Roseville, can assist with a variety of projects – small to large – to offset initial capital costs and, overtime, lower water use.