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
The wettest winter in Northern California history resulted in more than190 percent of normal snow levels in the Sierra Nevada. The finalCalifornia Snow Survey this spring indicated a water-rich snowpack.Simply put: we have ample snow on the Sierra Mountains which will equateto more run off into the lake. As the snowpack melts, water flows intoour rivers and reservoirs, where it’s stored and used until winterreturns.
Your Roseville utilities help purify millions of gallons of wastewater every day at two treatment facilities. This infrastructure ensures that when you flush the toilet, do a load of laundry or take a shower, that water is treated before it enters Roseville’s creeks. Work is underway right now on a multimillion dollar expansion project to increase the treatment capacity at the Pleasant Grove Wastewater Treatment Plant (PGWWTP).