January 24, 2014
Press Release - January 24, 2014
A state commission denied the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District's claim that the state-mandated chloride (salt) limit for recycled water discharged to the Santa Clara River is unfunded and reimbursable under the state constitution.
January 30, 2014 Join us on April 12 at our main office in Whittier for our 8th Earth Day event. Tour a water reclamation plant, enjoy music and dance performances, create eco-friendly arts and crafts, visit over 50 exhibitors, and participate in many other activities while learning about environmental issues. Don't miss this fun and educational event!
October 29, 2013
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board of Directors certified the Final Environmental Impact Report and adopted the Final Chloride Compliance Facilities Plan. The Board approved Alternative No. 2, a project consisting of UV disinfection, advanced treatment using reverse osmosis, and deep well injection for brine disposal, that complies with the Santa Clarita River Chloride TMDL Order issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board.
Click here to view the Final Facilities Plan and EIR online. (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
Click here for more information on the SCVSD Chloride Compliance Planning Process including: Common Misconceptions, FAQs, descriptive exhibits, timeline of key events, service charge and connection fee impacts, and background documents.
September 24, 2013
The Puente Hills Landfill closed on October 31, 2013, in accordance with commitments made by the Sanitation Districts in 2003 when it accepted the Conditional Use Permit for the landfill. Residents and businesses can use other Sanitation Districts' facilities for disposal and recycling of their solid waste—including the nearby Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility, Downey Area Recycling and Transfer Facility, South Gate Transfer Station, Commerce Refuse-to-Energy Facility, and the Southeast Resource and Recovery Facility.