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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Free Leaf Mulch is Back!

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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities has announced the annual leaf mulch giveaway for Forsyth County homeowners. Free leaf mulch will only be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Good Friday, March 29, and continue while supplies last ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Governor's Advisory Council for Hispanic & Latino Affairs

For the first time, the Governor's Advisory Council for Hispanic & Latino Affairs will be holding the quarterly in-person meeting in Winston-Salem, thanks to the support of our Council Members, the city, and the Winston-Salem Human Relations/Diversity...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Governor's Advisory Council for Hispanic & Latino Affairs

For the first time, the Governor's Advisory Council for Hispanic & Latino Affairs will be holding the quarterly in-person meeting in Winston-Salem, thanks to the support of our Council Members, the city, and the Winston-Salem Human Relations/...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

You Can "Help Get the Lead Out"

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For more than 20 years, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities has met or surpassed all federal water quality standards. This includes testing for lead to ensure your water is safe to drink. Tap water in the water distribution system remains in full compl...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Can the Grease to Prevent Sewer Backups

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As you prepare your holiday feast, always remember to Can the Grease

Everyone plays a part in preventing sewer overflows in their home or business, and everyone PAYs when there is a sewer backup! The NC Department of Environmental Quality fines ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Fourth Street Closure

W. Fourth Street from Cherry to Trade streets will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 20. Detours will be posted.

For more information, contact CityLink at CityLink@CityOfWS.org, call (336) 727-8000 or use any of the methods listed on the Cit...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Drink Up! Our Local Tap Water Surpasses Federal Requirements

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For more than twenty years, drinking water in Forsyth County has met or surpassed all water quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency. That excellent record continues today with the 2022 Water Quality Report recently published b...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Prevent Frozen Pipes

When temperatures drop, it’s time to protect your water pipes. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities encourages customers to consider how freezing water can damage home plumbing systems. Unprotected pipes can crack or break, resulting in floodi...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Prevent Frozen Pipes

Water Pipe Insulation

When temperatures drop, it’s time to protect your water pipes. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities encourages customers to consider how freezing water can damage home plumbing systems. Unprotected pipes can crack or break, resulting in flooding that ma...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Mayor Joines and Rep. Donny Lambeth Announce $35 Million State Appropriation to Support Economic Dev

Mayor Allen Joines and Rep. Donny Lambeth announced today that the recently enacted budget for the State of North Carolina includes an appropriation of $35 million to support economic development activities and infrastructure improvements that will reinfo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Wins Employee Safety Awards From N.C. Department Of Labor

Risk Management - July 1, 2019

City departments and facilities received 32 gold and 11 silver awards in the NC. Department of Labor’s annual safety awards program. The awards recognized city departments or city facilities with 10 or more employee...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Think Orange Roundtable Leads To New Partnership For Feeding Kids

Business Inclusion and Advancement - June 28, 2019

Thanks to a connection made through the city's Think Orange campaign, 280 children in Winston-Salem are receiving meals during summer weekends through a new partnership between the Forsyth Backpack Program...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Disparity Study Information Now Online

The City of Winston-Salem is working on a disparity study, led by MGT Consulting Group, to determine if a gap exists between the use and availability of minority- and women-owned businesses in the city's relevant marketplace.

MGT will be studying expenditu...

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