Mark your calendar for Sunday June 2nd for the Greener Gardens Tour. The tour will showcase water-efficient gardens from Roseville's popular Cash for Grass Program, which offers incentives to reduce or eliminate unnecessary grass.
In addition to the self-guided driving garden tour, attend the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Expo to talk with River-Friendly Landscaping Green Gardener professionals, University of California Master Gardners, as well as other gardening and industry experts.
During the month of May and June 2013, Environmental Utilities, Water Division will be flushing select hydrants in two small areas of the City. The first area is scheduled for May 14-16 in the neighborhood bounded by Foothills Blvd., Country Club, Mcanally and Junction. The second area is still being developed.
If you’re like most people who like to keep track of the weather before you head out the door, you notice one distinct weather condition – persistently dry, warm conditions with little snow or rain. This year is particularly noteworthy because we are breaking records – January through April 2013 has been the driest on record.
Logically, that gets most folks wondering – are we headed for a drought?
Recycling your leftover paint in California just got much more convenient! Friday, October 19, 2012, marked the first day of California's Paint Stewardship Program, kicking off with 335 retail collection sites, representing almost half of the statewide goal of 750 permanent collection sites in the state approved Paint Stewardship Plan.
PaintCare is the non-profit stewardship organization set-up by the paint producers who will design and operate the collection program.
Roseville Mayor Pauline Roccucci and several other local leaders discussed the growing metal theft issue that has swept California and the nation today at a press conference in Roseville. Included was discussion of two recently signed metal theft bills, Senate Bill 1045 and Senate Bill 1387, that tightened existing law to help make it more difficult for thieves to sell stolen metal.
Additionally, Mayor Roccucci helped unveil a new water backflow theft prevention effort developed by Environmental Utilities and Roseville Police Department.
Recently, the City of Roseville has seen an increase in recyclable materials being stolen from city recycle bins located at collection points in Roseville. Recyclables collected at these recycle sites generate revenue that helps cover collection and disposal costs; which ultimately helps keep your utility rates low. Stealing recyclables from these bins is against the law and ultimately impacts you, our customers.
Environmental Utilities and Roseville Electric, the providers of electric, water, wastewater and solid waste utility services to Roseville's residents and businesses, recently launched a Facebook page to help customers stay connected. The page includes service updates, free money-saving programs, rebates and other helpful information that can save you time and money. Click this story and 'Like Us'.
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