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The Public Works Department (Water Division) is implementing a new Toilet Rebate Program.  As part of the City of Solvang, Water Conservation Project, City water customers may be eligible to receive a 60% rebate, up to $120 through the City’s Ultra Low Flow Toilet (ULFT) Rebate Program.  The City’s ULFT Rebate Program will begin March 1, 2014, is offered on a first-come first-served basis, and is effective until funding is exhausted or by December 31, 2014.  We plan to make $10,000 available for this Rebate Program from March 1 through December 31, 2014.

Please see the Toilet Rebate Program form  and the Maximum Performance of Premium Toilets listing.

 

Stop flushing money down the toilet and start conserving water today! 

 

 
Stage 1 Drought Information Document

 

 

Water System Master Plan 


Water System Master Plan EIR

 


 

 

The 2013 City of Solvang Consumer Confidence Report (Water Quality) is now available and can be viewed online! Este reporte contiene las instrucciones mas recientes para obetener informacion importante sobre su agua potable.  Traducir, o hablar con alguien que lo entienda.

 

If you would like a paper copy, or to speak to someone about the report, please contact the City at 805-688-5575. 


 

Public Service Announcements

City of Solvang ADA Coordinator

Sandra Featherson


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Water Division

NEW!!! Water Management Program

 

The Water Division of the Public Works Department has initiated a Water Management Program to inform residents and businesses in Solvang that water is a diminishing resource and that only small steps are required to conserve this resource. The aim of the program is to make people aware of their water use and to suggest ways for them to monitor and reduce the amount of water that’s being wasted in Solvang. Weekly tips are being offered in the Santa Ynez Valley News. The City of Solvang also works collaboratively with other agencies to provide water management and conservation information. For ideas on water wise gardening click here.To obtain additional information about water conservation and programs throughout Santa Barbara County click here.

 

The City's water system is made up of nearly 32 miles of water mains, four water wells, three reservoirs, two connections to Santa Ynez Regional Water Conservation

District and the newest improvement, our State Project Water pump station. Through 1,902 service connections, the City's water system serves a population of 5,450.

 

 



The Water Division has a staff of four Water Operators. These four operators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the entire water system.


Some of the duties of the water division include; valve exercising, water quality testing, a water meter change out program, and fire hydrant maintenance.

 



Valve exercising is an ongoing task we perform to assure that a proper water main shut-down is possible, if needed in an emergency. This is also important for our regular water line flushing program.

 

 

 

 

 


The water division performs daily testing of Solvang's drinking water to verify we are providing a safe supply of municipal water.

Click here to see our latest water quality report.

 

 



The city is currently involved in a 'meter change-out' program. We are replacing our older meters with new ones as part of our regular maintenance program. The new meters are easier to read and enable us to accurately investigate possible water leaks in the service lines.

 



We are also responsible for keeping an eye on maintenance of the city's fire hydrant system, including pressure testing, meeting fire flows and making sure the hydrants are in good working order.

 

Newsflash

Valuable information can be found on the website for Santa Barbara County of Emergency Management click here

 

Register for Reverse  911 click here

 

  

Solvang's Emergency Management Plan

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CITY OF SOLVANG FEE SCHEDULE

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Click here to view current Form 806

 

The City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office.  Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk.  The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814.  The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 1644 Oak Street, Solvang, California 93463.  The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at  http://www.fppc.ca.gov/