As a result of California voters, Proposition 1 —a $7.5 billion statewide water bond measure—was approved on election day, creating a new funding stream to bolster statewide water supply projects and programs. For Roseville, it could mean leveraging grant monies to supplement local resources to pay for projects that will boost water supply reliability both now and into the future.
The Public is invited to attend a Public Outreach event on December 9, at 5:30 PM at City Hall, to provide comment on the development of a new LID Design Manual. The City is currently working with the County of Placer, the Cities of Lincoln and Auburn, and the Town of Loomis to create a Western Placer County LID manual for new construction. The intent of the LID manual is to provide the development community with a tool that can be used for new and redevelopment projects to reduce pollutants within storm water runoff and to meet the intent of the State issued Storm Water Permit. Additional information can be found on the Placer County web-site at www.placer.ca.gov/lowimpactdevelopment .
During wet years, Folsom Lake provides our city with a high-quality, reliable water supply. Recent years have been anything but wet, however, and the historic drought has required us to supplement supplies with water from groundwater wells to ensure uninterrupted service. This blend of water sources is called conjunctive use.
New trash and green waste pickup schedules now available
Starting January 5, many residences and a few businesses will have new trash pickup days and green waste weeks. This change is necessary to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Now available online is the new 2015 trash and green waste schedule available under "Resources."
We keep a close eye on the city’s sewer system to prevent leaks and spills. The large pipes that carry wastewater into the treatment plants are a special concern, which is why the city embarked last year on project costing more than a half million dollars to repair and stabilize the bank along Dry Creek.