City of Riverside

City of Riverside from the Rubidoux.

Riverside is the 12th largest city in California, spanning approximately 85-square miles. The City of Riverside’s mission is to provide high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community. In addition to providing essential city services to its citizens, the City owns and operates water and electric utilities that have served the Riverside community for more than 115 years. Riverside Public Utilities, which is governed by a board of nine community volunteers, provides high-quality services to more than 111,000 customers and is committed to the increased use of renewable energy resources and sustainable living practices.

Today, green and sustainable living has been integrated into the City’s General Plan as a major part of Riverside’s day-to-day operations. This year,