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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! 



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. 


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City of Solvang ADA Coordinator

Sandra Featherson

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City of Solvang







Water Operator I/II


Under the supervision of Water Supervisor, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's water treatment and distribution system.  Performs semi-skilled construction and maintenance work on a variety of public works facilities and projects.



The City will be hiring one position, either a Water Operator I or Water Operator II, depending on qualifications. Please review position requirements detailed in the job descriptions.



Water Operator I Starting Salary: $3,486.69/month (paid bi-weekly)

Water Operator II Starting Salary: $3,665.93/month (paid bi-weekly)



This position is union represented (Teamsters Union Local 986) and upon passing probation, the employee will be required to pay either union dues or a union service representation fee. 


Links to:

City Application

Water Operator I Job Description

Water Operator II Job Description


Benefits Include:

  • A Housing Allowance of $250 per month
  • Two Weeks Vacation per Year
  • Twelve Paid Holidays per Year
  • Twelve Sick Days per Year
  • $832.98 per month toward medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • CalPERS retirement plan of 2.5% @ 55 for classic members; employees contribute 2%
  • CalPERS retirement plan of 2.0% @ 62 for new members; employees contribute 6.5%


Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until Friday, November 21st at 5:00 p.m.


Send applications and resumes to:


City of Solvang

ATTN: Director of Administrative Services

1644 Oak Street

Solvang, CA 93463

Phone (805) 688-5575

FAX (805) 686-2049




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