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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Roache Road Sanitary Sewer Replacement

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Potholing on Roache Road will begin on August 22, 2019 and trenching should begin at the beginning of September. The sewer replacement project will consist of the removal and replacement of 1,900 lineal feet of sewer in Roache Road. Local traffic control ...

Learn more about the project on Roache Rd.

Public Works-News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Watsonville Receives Grant for Slough Restoration Work

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California State Parks announced last week that Watsonville was one of 26 local projects that will receive grants totaling $4.1 million from the California Habitat Conservation Fund (HCF) Grant Program. The Watsonville project will restore one acre of nat...

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Article on the Grant by Register Pajaronian Public Works-News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Street and Sidewalk Improvements on Green Valley Road

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Granite Construction will be performing street and sidewalk improvements on South Green Valley Road between Carey Avenue and Struve Slough. Project began on August 12th and will be completed by December 31. Workdays are Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM.&...

S. Geen Valley Rd. Project begins 8/12. Read more.

Public Works-News
Posted on: July 29, 2019


young lady holding a reusable water bottle

Join this global movement and the City's #plasticfreewatsonville campaign. To get started, visit us at the downtown Friday's Farmers Market and pick up your free reusable produce bag. During the weekends, come to the City's Nature Center to receive your f...


Public Works-News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Green Careers

Pajaro Valley Students at Water Resources Center

Where else can you utilize hydrology equipment and meet a City Engineer? At the City's Water Resources Center. Students from the the Pajaro Valley High School Green Careers class sponsored by Watsonville Wetlands Watch discovered City planning with Engine...

See what PV High's Green Careers are up to...

Public Works-News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Caltrans Seeking Input on Active Transportation Plan Survey

Survey info for Active Transportation Plan

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has initiated a project to develop Active Transportation Plans (ATP) for each of its twelve districts, covering the entire State of California. District 5 is the first in the state to start their ATP....

Give your input to Caltrans' Plan.

Public Works-News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Ditch the Bottle & Refill with Watsonville Tap Water

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Why spend your hard earned money on single use plastic water bottles, when you can safely drink Watsonville's tap water for just pennies per gallon?

Every day the City of Watsonville pumps, treats, tests, and delivers nearly 7 million gallons of clean drin...

Check out our Water Quality Report...

2018 Water Quality Report Public Works-News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Roundabout Planned for Hwy 129 at Lakeview Road

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Caltrans is planning to construct a roundabout on State Route 129 at Lakeview Road. The roundabout will make the intersection safer as there have been 23 collisions at this location in the past five years, including seven injuries and one fatalit...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Take Action by Reporting Abandoned Shopping Carts

Abandoned Shopping Carts

Your call will make a difference getting shopping carts off our streets. City staff makes sure all retail businesses shopping carts within City limits are labeled with a retrieval phone number. Join the effort and report any abandoned shopping carts you s...

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