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Community Choice Energy is Coming to Woodland

August 29, 2017 

Community Choice Energy (CCE) allows local governments to purchase and develop power on behalf of their residents, businesses, and public facilities to provide electricity with high renewable energy content at competitive rates. In June 2017, the City of Woodland joined the City of Davis and Yolo County as a member of the Valley Clean Energy Alliance (VCEA) joint powers agency. VCEA is a municipal, not-for-profit electricity provider with the mission of delivering cost-competitive clean electricity, product choice, price stability, energy efficiency, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions. Much public outreach will precede the CCE program launch, which is anticipated to occur by summer 2018.

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New Medication Disposal Kiosk at the Woodland Police Department

December 1, 2016 

Safely dispose of unneeded medications in the new medication disposal kiosk at the Woodland Police Department (1000 Lincoln Avenue). The kiosk is located in the Police Department lobby, which is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following items may be disposed of in the kiosk:

  • Pill and liquid medications
  • Medicated ointments and lotions
  • Pet medications

The kiosk is sponsored by Yolo County in an effort to prevent improper disposal and unauthorized use of pharmaceuticals.

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Take Action to Protect Your Water Supply

January 21, 2014 
Woodland is currently asking water customers to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% in order to prevent potential future water shortages. 2014 is starting out as the third dry year in a row. The Governor has delcared a drought emergency. Little or no rain means the City has less groundwater to pump, and pumping water to deliver to homes and businesses becomes more expensive. As the demand for water increases during the summer months, we could face a shortage in water supplies. For tips on conserving water both indoors and outdoors, please visit www.cityofwoodland.org/waterconservation.
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