Wastewater & Sewer Systems

WASTEWATER FACILITIES


INDUSTRIAL WASTE (IW)
Information on IW Policies & Programs, Ordinances, Liquid Waste Disposal, How to Obtain an IW Discharge Permit, and more. 

CHLORIDE COMPLIANCE IN SANTA CLARITA VALLEY – FACILITIES PLAN AND NOTICE OF PREPARATION (NOP)
To comply with Federal and State laws that protect the Santa Clara River, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is preparing plans for public review on the environmentally sound and cost-effective methods for removing chloride from the treated wastewater that the Sanitation District discharges into the river from its treatment plants.


AUTOMATIC WATER SOFTENERS    
Automatic Water Softeners (AWS) are banned in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Click on the link to learn more about salt-free alternatives, how to obtain a rebate for your AWS, and more. 


SEWER CONNECTION PERMITS & SEWER PLAN REVIEW
The Sanitation Districts issue permits for the direct connection of 6-inch diameter or smaller private sewer laterals to Sanitation Districts' trunk sewers. The Sanitation Districts also review sewer plans for private developments or public (e.g., City) improvement projects involving construction of 8-inch diameter or larger sewers that connect directly or indirectly to the Sanitation Districts' sewer system. For additional information on permit issuance and sewer plan review, please contact the Engineering Public Counter at (562) 908-4288, ext. 1205 or by email at engineeringcounter@lacsd.org.


SERVICE CHARGE PROGRAM
The Sanitation Districts collect annual user charges to pay for the operation and maintenance of the Districts’ wastewater management system. These charges are collected via the Service Charge Program for residential and commercial customers and via the Industrial Wastewater Surcharge Program for industrial waste dischargers.


CONNECTION FEE, SERVICE CHARGE AND MORE
Find what Sanitation District your property resides in and the Rates and Ordinances specific for your District.


ANNEXATION PROGRAM
If your property is located outside the jurisdictional boundaries of a County Sanitation District and you would like to obtain sewerage service from the Sanitation Districts, your property needs to be annexed to the Sanitation Districts. To obtain information and instructions regarding the annexation process, click on the link above.


BUILD OVER PROCEDURES
The Districts do not encourage the building of improvements over sewer easements as such encroachments may result in limited access or damage to the underlying sewers.  Click on the link above to read more on the Sanitation Districts’ procedure for processing buildover requests.  


WILL SERVE PROGRAM
The Will Serve Program provides information on available trunk sewer and treatment plant capacities for proposed development projects within the Sanitation Districts' service area. 


WATER REUSE PROGRAM
Each day, the Sanitation Districts deliver clean, recycled water as an important local resource to residents and businesses. This resource is a safe, affordable, and reliable supply of water for industrial, commercial, and recreational applications; groundwater replenishment; agriculture; and the irrigation of parks, schools, golf courses, roadways, and nurseries.


WASTEWATER PROGRAMS/PROJECTS
The Sanitation Districts continue to build award-winning construction projects, engage in trend-setting research, and create innovative programs that make the organization leaders in wastewater and solid waste management. Learn more about the Sanitation Districts' wastewater projects.


WASTEWATER PUBLICATIONS/REPORTS
A listing of waterwater annual reports, Facilities and Master Plans, and Environmental Impact Reports.


WASTEWATER AWARDS

DOCUMENTS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

WASTEWATER RELATED LINKS


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