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Frontier's Fiber to Home Project Starts

September 21, 2021 

Frontier Communications has started a construction project to bring its Frontier FiberOptic service to many parts of Santa Barbara. The majority of work is being performed on existing overhead poles/lines and in existing underground structures. City staff is involved as it relates to traffic control and the installation of cabinets in entries to certain neighborhoods.

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Wastewater Bug Spotlight: Suctoria

September 21, 2021 

Suctoria microorganisms are one of the peak protozoan predators found in wastewater treatment plants. When spotted under the microscope, they are a delight to the laboratory staff at the El Estero Water Resource Center because presence of suctoria often indicates excellent wastewater treatment conditions.

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What to Do If You Find Bees

September 14, 2021 

If you find a bee hive in the public right-of-way (streets, sidewalks, medians, and street trees), call Vector Control at (805) 564-5596. For bees inside a City water meter box, call Meter Services at (805) 897-2516. We will dispatch beekeepers to assess the situation and safely relocate the bees. For bees on private property, call the Mosquito and Vector Management District at (805) 969-5050 for a current list of beekeepers who can relocate the bees.

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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) 564-5413

For all other emergencies, please call 911

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Counter Notices Re: Covid-19

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Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays
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Monday through Thursday and
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,
alternate Fridays
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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2021
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