Some have asked about Roseville’s water use reduction target in light of recent news media stories about the State Water Board’s April 20 meeting where members heard testimony about the future drought regulations. At this point, the state is still under drought emergency regulations, which translates into a 24 percent reduction target for Roseville
On April 16, the Environmental Utilities’ stormwater group held a creek clean up where 15 volunteers arrived just before the Celebrate the Earth Festival to spruce up a small section of Kaseberg Creek.
The most water use—about 55 percent—occurs outdoors. That’s why many Roseville customers have converted their turf into water-wise gardens, which have translated into sustainable water savings. If you’re thinking about converting your lawn to something more water wise, consider joining us at the 2016 Greener Gardens Tour and DIY Expo on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It's that simple: mulch saves water. Roseville water customers interested in receiving FREE mulch can swing by the Placer County Fairgrounds on May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is one of many ways you can be as water efficient in your garden.
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.