Santa Clara has a long tradition of quality public services and a well-maintained infrastructure. The City has owned and operated its own electric, water and sewer utilities for over a century. Lower utility rates and high standards of service have encouraged the relocation and growth of businesses in our community.
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The municipal electric utility provides electric power to more than 50,000 residential and industrial customers. It handles all aspects of electric service from system planning, engineering, operations and dispatch to marketing, customer service and power trading.
The Water System consists of more than 295 miles of water mains, 27 wells and 7 storage tanks with more than 27 million gallons of water capacity.
The City’s recycled water transmission and delivery system was completed in 1989 and was the first significant system in the South Bay. Today, more than 100 miles of recycled water pipelines are delivering recycled water for landscaping, playing fields, golf course, cemeteries, industrial processing, dual-plumbing, agriculture and other non-drinking water purposes.
Sewer services include the construction and maintenance of the City's sewer system and installation of sewer lateral clean-outs for a nominal fee and upon request.
The City oversees the Garbage and Clean Green Program. The pick-up is contracted out to Mission Trail Waste Systems.
The City's single-stream curbside recycling program utilizes blue wheeled carts. The recycling pick-up is contracted out to Recology.
Rules, regulations, rates and fees adopted by the Santa Clara City Council. These rules and regulations govern the manner in which the City's municipal utilities conduct business.
Santa Clara Free Wi-Fi is just one of the benefits of the SVP MeterConnect wireless technology. This open, public wi-fi access covers most outdoor areas of the city and it's free!