City Services & Utilities
The City of Gonzales is a full service city providing a proactive community policing program; fire protection and emergency response; planning and building services; economic development; public recreation; and general City administration and management. The City operates modern sewer and water systems and maintains streets and storm drainage facilities. The City of Gonzales also operates the Gonzales Electrical Authority that will provide electrical power to the industrial park businesses (commencing late 2020).
Broadband services are available in Gonzales.
The following Internet Service Providers have supplied the following information.
Spectrum Internet offers the best value to ensure you stay connected at the best price, with speeds up to 940 Mbps. Want more? Spectrum gives you a FREE modem, FREE antivirus, and we never cap your data usage. Make sure to add fast in-home WiFi so you can stream your favorite shows using multiple devices. Stuck in a contract? We’ll buy it out up to $500!
Call to learn more: 1-833-694-9256 or visit: Spectrum.com
Wi-Fi Service with a Hotspot ranges from $10-$95
Unlimited Data for tablets: $20 with cellular service.
TV Service will be offered in the upcoming months.
More information www.t-mobile.com
Cruzio offers broadband connectivity in Gonzales
Cruzio, established in 1989, connects businesses and residences with multi-gigabit fiber internet, enterprise-grade wireless internet, and other internet and web services. To get a quote for service, or to talk to our team about a project, go to cruzio.com/contact.
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, commonly known as PG&E, is an investor-owned utility that provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border. Specific questions with regard to electricity and natural gas services in Gonzales can be addressed by calling PG&E Customer Service at (800) 743-5000.
The City of Gonzales also operates the Gonzales Electrical Authority that will provide electrical power to the industrial park businesses (commencing late 2022). For more information contact the Public Works Director, Patrick Dobbins, 831-675-4216.
Gonzales maintains the water system for the community. The water system consists of Wells pumping our water from the ground, Pipes conveying the water, Tanks for storage, Pipes for distribution, control system, and people to monitor and maintain the other parts of this system.
Find more information on the Gonzales Water system on the Water page of this site.
Solid waste in Gonzales is collected by Tri-Cities Disposal, a franchise refuse hauler providing regularly scheduled trash pick-up and recycling services to Gonzales and other cities in the Salinas Valley and region. Mre information can be found on the Solid Waste Page.
Specific questions with regard to solid waste services can be addressed by call Tri-Cities Disposal at (888) 678-6798.
Gonzales maintains wastewater collection system composed of pipes, manholes, lift stations, forced and gravity fed mains, and a trunk line that runs two miles to the wastewater treatment plant.
Gonzales maintains a grade II lagoon ponding treatment plant at 400 Short Road. This plant operates under a permit forms the State Water Board.
Gonzales needs to maintain a Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program. Gonzales is assisted by efforts from Tri-Cities Disposal and Recycling along with Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority. The main theme of this program is that no one should put fats, oils, or grease down the drain. Commercial establishments are required to maintain grease traps to separate grease from their wastewater discharge.
More information on wastewater can be found California Water Boards - Waste Water Permitting website.