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The Department of Utilities is dedicated to providing Sacramento with excellent service every day. We provide and maintain the water, sewer collection, and storm drainage for the City of Sacramento. We have a variety of programs to promote water quality protection, water conservation, and a variety of other essential services.

Utility News

Beginning November 2, watering is only allowed ONE DAY per week - either Saturday or Sunday.

Sacramento sells $248 Million in bonds to fix aging water and wastewater infrastructure

River-Friendly Landscape Rebate Program  provides rebates for turf replacement.

Sacramento Department of Utilities unveils Utility Rate Assistance Program

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MEDIA CENTER

Dec 16 - No one wants to be visited by Santa Clog this holiday season. Keep your drains F...more

Dec 16 - It is important to remember that saving water is still vital in helping us throu...more

Dec 12 - Sacramento High School Students can win cash prizes and a chance to see their vi...more

Dec 12 - During this storm, Sacramento 311 took more than 600 calls for storm related ass...more

Dec 11 - The claw has been helping us deal with the storm. Our friends at City of Sacrame...more

Featured Story

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Sacramento has declared a Stage 2 Water Shortage due to the historic drought. Find more information about Stage 2 Water Restrictions, your watering days, or ways to save water in and around your home.

Water Wise Calls

Water Wise House Call
Schedule a free visit with a water conservation specialist to find the best ways to save water, get tips and tools, and find out if you qualify for rebates!