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Street Sweeping Cancelled on September 1st for Labor Day Holiday

August 28, 2014 

The Transportation Division reminds citizens that regular daytime street sweeping will be cancelled on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day, and parking enforcement for street sweeping in the posted Monday zones will also be cancelled that day. The residential areas with regular Monday street sweeping affected by this cancellation are the Eastside and the Samarkand neighborhoods. However, ALL other parking restrictions will be enforced.

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Corporate Yard Wellhead Project Proceeding

August 26, 2014 

This project introduces a new groundwater well at Ortega and Laguna Streets, creating an additional source of water for the City. The project began with drilling over 600 feet underground last summer. The second half of the project now underway involves the installation of control systems, piping, a motor and pump connecting the new well to the Ortega Treatment Plant and the City's water supply. In the interim, a temporary pump will be installed and is expected to be running over the next few weeks.

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Luscious Lawn Alternatives & Cash For Your Grass!

August 20, 2014 

The City of Santa Barbara Water Conservation Program and the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County will present a free one hour public workshop, “Luscious Lawn Alternatives & Cash for Your Grass!” on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00 am.

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Community Water Conservation Meeting

August 12, 2014 
The public was invited to a presentation about water conservation during the Water Commission meeting today. Topics included simple actions for residents and businesses to save water, irrigation practices, online tools, rebates, and City programs available. The meeting was recorded and will be played on City TV channel 18 on August 12 at noon, August 14 at 7 p.m., and will be available on the City's website tomorrow morning. Video

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2013