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Posted on: June 12, 2018

2,000 Watsonville Youth Explore the Coast!

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Explore the Coast

In partnership with the California Coastal Conservancy and due to their generous grant support, the City's Public Works Conservation Academy was able to serve more than 2,000 students and 200 adults who've had the special opportunity to e...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Go Climb a Tree! OASIS Wins Best Youth Tree Photo


Go Climb a Tree! OASIS Outdoor Autism and Special Issues School Wins Best Youth Tree Photo

The City of Watsonville kicked off 2018 with fabulous tree-planting fervor, rooting 105 trees at our local parks throughout the spring season, and launching our firs...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

It can happen in a second - One distraction can be fatal



  • Don't text and drive
  • Obey traffic signals
  • Use crosswalks and look before crossing

Watsonville Police and Public Works Departments are implementing traffic safety measures:

  • Special enforcement on speeding and distracted...
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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Are You Flushing Your Money Away?



Check your toilet, if it's pre-1992 or uses more than 1.6 gallons per flush then...Apply for a FREE toilet replacement!

Free Toilet Replacement Program Public Works-News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Terrific Tuesdays Summer Program at the Nature Center

Nature Center Program staff and kids holding snake

Terrific Tuesdays Summer Program


Every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. beginning July 10th to August 7th

  • July 10: Wetland Trail Adventures
  • July 17: Geocache Treasure
  • July 24: Science Workshop
  • July 31: All You Can do in Nature
  • Augus...
Terrific Tuesdays Summer Program is FREE!

Public Works-News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

The Quality of Water

Boy holding a glass of water

The City of Watsonville is proud to provide safe drinking water to our customers at the lowest rates in the region. You are paying less than a penny per gallon of clean potable water. Your tap water is tested every step of the way, from our groundwater we...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

PG&E Gas Pipeline Replacement Project - Walker Street


PG&E operates several gas transmission pipelines in Watsonville and for the past 6 years it has been performing tests on these pipelines to assess their condition in order to ensure operational safety. Based on the testing PG&E has come up with a ...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Vision Zero Survey


Our streets should be safe, no matter where we go or how we get there. Help us implement Vision Zero by taking this short survey.

Take the Survey


What is Vision Zero?

Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, wh...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Airport Blvd. Improvements Project Begins


The Airport Blvd. Improvements Project began on Monday, April 23, 2018.  Graniterock will be making improvements to the street, sidewalk, and bus stops. Access to driveways and sidewalks will be impacted at various times throughout the project. P...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Downtown Watsonville Complete Streets Plan

Complete Streets Plan Project Area 1 and 2 Map

The City of Watsonville is looking to prepare a complete streets plan for the downtown area to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and motorists of all ages and abilities. The City will be hosting community...

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