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CDIAC Hosts Municipal Debt Essentials Seminar this March

Monday, January 26, 2015

The California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) is hosting a Municipal Debt Essentials seminar series March 17-19 in Riverside. Municipal Debt Essentials is a seminar series delivered over three consecutive days. Debt 1: Debt Basics covers the foundational concepts for issuing debt; Debt…

Recycled Water Fill Station Keeps Bay Area Residential Landscapes Green

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

On June 12, 2014, Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) opened the Residential Recycled Water Fill Station for Bay Area residents to come and get recycled water to irrigate their yards. “We wanted to help our customers and neighboring communities survive the 2014 drought,” says Operations…

District’s State-of-the-Art Building is Ahead of the Curve

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

By Greg Augst, Director of General Services, SMUD When the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) came into being in 1946, it served about 65,000 customers. Today, it serves nearly ten times that number and the service territory has more than doubled. Over the last decade, as operations…

Air District Releases Annual Calendar of Kids’ Artwork

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Modesto Bee Two Modesto students are among the 15 Valley children whose artwork was selected for the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s free 2015 Healthy Air Living Kids’ Calendar. A drawing by Freedom Elementary fourth-grader Isabella Zardo, with the message “Live a…