Environment & Natural Resources

The City of Salem protects public health, water quality, and the environment in a variety of ways. The most valuable natural resource in the world today is water. Salem is fortunate to have a high-quality, reliable, and abundant water source. Learn more about what the City of Salem is doing and what you can do to be good stewards of all of the natural resources in our community.

City of Salem Projects Will Save Enough Electricity to Power 975 Homes for a Year

The City of Salem is on track to save more than 8.75 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually thanks to recent and ongoing projects to improve energy efficiency. According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator, this is enough electricity to power roughly 975 average homes for an entire year!
What’s happening
Dec. 24
Center 50+ closed at 5 p.m.5:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Dec. 25
Christmas
Dec. 31
Center 50+ closed at 5 p.m.5:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Jan. 01
New Year’s Day
Jan. 04
North Gateway Redevelopment Advisory Board Meeting8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

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