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Learn How the Desal Plant Produces Water

March 29, 2018 

The City's Desalination Plant uses state-of-the-art technology and design practices to reduce electrical demand and environmental impacts, while providing a critical water supply for the City. The plant produces three million gallons of drinking water per day. This is equivalent to 3,125 acre-feet of water annually, or about 30 percent of the City's demand.

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Pavement Repairs Planned for Anacapa St.

March 29, 2018 

Crews plan to repair pavement on Anacapa Street between Anapamu and Carrillo streets beginning April 2, depending on weather conditions. One lane of traffic will be maintained on Anacapa Street, but drivers should expect delays and use an alternate route. The work is expected to take two days to complete.

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Report Potholes and Street Hazards Online

March 29, 2018 

Winter rains can mean more potholes on our City streets. Please report potholes by calling (805) 564-5454 or by using the City's online reporting tool. You can also report sidewalk damage or hazards. All you need is a description of the pothole or hazard and an address or location.

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630 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-5377

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For Emergency after hours, weekend water or sewer line
breaks, or to report street flooding: call (805) 963-4286

For all other emergencies, please call 911

Permit Counter Hours:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PT),
Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays
Calendar of Closed Fridays

Office Hours:
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PT),
Monday through Thursday and
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,
alternate Fridays
By appointment: (805) 564-5377
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Last Updated: May 20, 2018
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