Environmental Utilities launched Sustain the Gains, a landscape makeovercontest designed to encourage continued efficient water use. Thewinning Roseville water customer will have their front yard re-imaginedand transformed into a low-water-use landscape.
Our Solid Waste Utility operates a specially designed commercial organicwaste collection truck that stops three times a week at Nugget Market,each time collecting at least two cubic yards of food waste. For thenext few years, the Solid Waste Utility will keep Nugget’s food wasteout of landfills by transporting it to an anaerobic digester inSacramento, where it will be converted to natural gas and also used to create compost.
Bud’s Dry Cleaning replaced inefficient water-cooling equipment with anefficient water recycling and cooling system nearly two years ago,lowering its water use by an estimated 3.6 million gallons per year.That’s the amount of water typically used each year by 24 Rosevillehouseholds of four
Roseville water customers enjoy the highest quality water service, meeting or exceeding all state and federal drinking water quality standards. Each year, we publish a water quality report to give an overview of our water quality during the past year, including testing results and other information.
Although we have seen record-breaking rainfall and considerable amounts of snow in the Sierra Nevada, efficient water use should resume. Summer officially begins June 21, and we’ve got some great tips on how to have a beautiful landscape that is also uses water wisely.