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About Your Utilities

Utilities provides water, wastewater (sewer), drainage and solid waste (garbage) services to residents and business in the City of Sacramento.

By the Numbers

Your Department of Utilities:


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Long History of Service

The Department of Utilities has been around for more than 100 years... growing as the city has grown... and now serves more than 480,000 customers with a variety of critical services:

More than Just High-Quality Water From Your Tap

Utilities fulfills duties that aren't seen on a day-to day basis. Additional roles include:

Challenges at a Glance