November 17, 2015
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District has released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report that addresses potential environmental impacts from a new brine management alternative involving the addition of brine concentration equipment at the Valencia Water Reclamation Plant and limited trucking of concentrated brine to an existing industrial facility. Find out more here.
November 23, 2015
Have you ever wondered what happens to the wastewater in the Santa Clarita Valley? Find out on this tour. You will visit one of the SCV Sanitation District's key facilities—the Valencia Water Reclamation Plant. The tour is free and open to ages 10 and up.
October 22, 2015
Governor Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown signed into law Senate Bill 485 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Azusa). When the bill goes into effect on January 1, 2016, SB 485 will allow the Sanitation Districts to manage and treat stormwater and dry weather urban runoff in Los Angeles County. Currently, the Sanitation Districts are only authorized to provide wastewater and solid waste management services.
September 21, 2015
Many residents are unsure of safe disposal methods for unused prescription drugs, needles, syringes, lancets, and other medical products. Currently, proper disposal services are limited, representing a significant public health problem. The Board of Supervisors recently passed a motion directing staff to draft an Extended Producer Responsibility ordinance requiring manufacturers and producers to develop and fund convenient collection services for LA County residents.
October 4, 2015
The 17-acre Bixby Marshland, located near the intersection of Figueroa and Sepulveda in the City of Carson, was restored by the Sanitation Districts in 2009. This marshland is a unique habitat located in an urban setting. We are open for free tours on the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. We also schedule tours for groups by appointment. For more information, or to set up a tour, contact us at (562) 908-4288, ext. 2301.
August 5, 2015
The Sanitation Districts have had a profound impact on the development of Los Angeles County. Our Speakers Bureau Program provides, at no cost, speakers to give presentations about our agency, projects, and programs. Request a speaker for your next meeting, event, or class and learn more about resource recovery and wastewater and solid waste management issues.