About Green Riverside

The City of Riverside is committed to making our city a greener place to live by supporting renewable energy, responsible purchasing and design, and sustainable living practices.

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Find out about everything RPU is doing to ensure our water is safe.
“The City of Riverside and its partners are proud of our sustainability efforts that will enhance healthy living and economic prosperity,” said Riverside’s Mayor Rusty Bailey. 
Riverside, Calif. – Join Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Riverside City College’s (RCC) quad and gardens to celebrate Earth Month and the city’s third Green Festival and Summit.
RPU customers are encouraged to prepare and stay safe during winter storms. 
Fiber optics and recycled water are on the docket for the next RPU board meeting. 
Riverside was recently named a 3-STAR Community for sustainability.  
City of Riverside and Riverside Public Utilities staff will present a special workshop presentation on RPU finances on September 1.  
With triple digit temperatures expected all weekend, now is the time to prepare and plan how you can beat the summer heat and still stay cool, save water and electricity.  
It rained this week, and while it won't reverse the drought, every bit helps.  Here's one easy thing you can do to leverage the rain. 
Adjusting irrigation is one of the easiest ways to save water during the drought.