A partnership of noted water sector organizations—the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Environment Federation, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and the WateReuse Association—with input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—have selected Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District as a recipient of the inaugural “Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today” recognition. The recognition program celebrates the exceptional performance of wastewater utilities while supporting the adoption of the innovative UOTF business model.
Elk Grove, CA – On May 10, 2016, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) will re-open its Recycled Water Fill Station for the 2016 season. The fill station, located at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove, offers residential and commercial users free, environmentally responsible, and safe recycled water to irrigate lawns, gardens, and landscaping, or for dust control or other permitted uses.
Sacramento, CA – Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) opened a Recycled Water Fill Station at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove today. Residential and commercial users have the opportunity to get a free, environmentally responsible and safe water supply to irrigate lawns, gardens, and landscaping, or for dust control or other permitted uses.
Sacramento, CA – On September 30, 2015, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) will open a Recycled Water Fill Station at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove. Regional San will offer residential and commercial users the opportunity to get a free, environmentally responsible and safe water supply to irrigate lawns, gardens, and landscaping, or for dust control or other permitted uses.
Sacramento — On April 7, 2015, one of the largest public works projects in the history of Sacramento County was approved to receive nearly $1.6 billion in low-interest financing from the State of California’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund. The approximately $2 billion “EchoWater Project” – a massive upgrade to the region’s wastewater treatment plant in Elk Grove – will be constructed over the next eight years to comply with stringent new requirements issued by the State in 2010.
Sacramento — An open house to discuss the upcoming construction and related traffic impacts from mandated upgrades to the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove will be held on Thursday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Laguna Town Hall, Classroom #2, 3020 Renwick Avenue, Elk Grove.
Sacramento — Less than five months after Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s formal approval of new wastewater treatment plant upgrades, the Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy and Reliability (CESAR) filed a “citizen suit” under the federal Endangered Species Act claiming that the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant’s current ammonia discharge causes unauthorized “take” of Delta smelt, a species listed as threatened under the ESA.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) has introduced legislation that would help the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) to expand its water recycling programs by making a portion of its recycled water available for environmental and agricultural supply needs. Congressmen John Garamendi (CA-03) and Ami Bera (CA-07) are co-sponsors of this legislation. The legislation authored by Congresswoman Matsui would help increase Regional San’s wastewater recycling programs for habitat and agricultural purposes in southern Sacramento County.
Sacramento, CA – Under a unique local collaboration, hundreds of millions of gallons of drinking water will be preserved annually — replaced with recycled water at a local power cogeneration facility and nearby landscape irrigation areas in South Sacramento. The project, sponsored by Regional San in collaboration with the Sacramento Power Authority (SPA) and the City of Sacramento, will initially deliver recycled water via a six-mile pipeline from the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant’s water recycling facility in Elk Grove to a SPA cogeneration facility near Franklin Blvd.
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