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Mowing and landscape maintenance


The Environmental Services Division is charged with mowing and maintaining all road right-of-way canals within the city, all drainage rights-of-way and many special areas requiring this type of maintenance.

The 52 miles of canals are the primary system and the 158 miles of drainage right-of-way are the secondary system.

This division also maintains two pump stations that help alleviate drainage issues and flooding in the city.

Here's a snapshot of work performed by this division:

  • 850 swale liner miles installed and being maintained
  • 585 acres of improved right of ways and medians maintained
  • 1061 acres of DROWS mowed
  • 1464 acres of greenbelts mowed
  • 1227 acres of right of ways mowed
  • 424 acres of drainage right of ways selectively treated/herbicide
  • 1040 acres of lakes and waterways selectively treated/herbicide
  • 500 acres of wetlands and (STA) selectively treated/herbicide
  • 118 water control structures serviced
  • Remotely monitor/operated 6 automated WCS citywide
  • 30 bridges maintained/Serviced
  • 37 independent commercial irrigation systems serviced MONTHLY
  • Remotely monitor over 800 zones of irrigation citywide
  • Two stormwater pumping stations serviced annually/Dive Inspection plus engine service quarterly
  • Fertilize/IPM over 600 acres of improved medians/ROWS monthly¬†
  • Keep up to date GPS inventory of over 16,000 trees and plants citywide
  • Trim up to 10,000 trees annually as needed
  • Remove hazardous or encroaching trees onto resident's property as requested
  • Operate full time water truck to attend to non irrigated medians citywide
  • Install 5,000 CY of mulch citywide annually

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