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The Aliso Watershed Protection & Preservation Project replaces decades-old infrastructure with newer, more reliable pipe to protect the natural environment, beaches, ocean and local water quality. Since the early 1980s, two four-inch metal pipes have carried sludge – the solid byproduct of wastewater treatment – from the Coastal Treatment Plant in Aliso Canyon to a […]
SOCWA is leading a project to improve the stability of 50-year-old equipment located within Doheny Beach. The project will help ensure the protection of local water quality and beach conditions from the consequences of aging infrastructure. In accordance with state and federal law, the San Juan Creek Ocean Outfall discharges highly treated water about two […]
Dana Point, Calif. (November 19, 2020) – Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to South Orange County Wastewater Authority (SOCWA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. The CAFR has been […]
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SUMMARY OF 2020-1 PRETREATMENT ORDINANCE & DIVERSION POLICY 2020 PUBLIC HEARING ON ADOPTION OF 2020-1 ORDINANCE OF REGULATIONS FOR THE DISCHARGE OF WASTEWATER TO SEWERAGE FACILITIES OF THE SOCWA SERVICE AREA AND 2020-1 POLICY FOR ACCEPTANCE OF INTERIM DRY WEATHER NUISANCE FLOW TO THE COLLECTION, TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM PURSUANT TO […]
Dear South Orange County Community – The South Orange County Wastewater Authority’s (SOCWA) mission is to protect public health and the environment. In order to achieve that mission, we need a healthy staff to operate our three treatment plants, other facilities and other administrative operations. We have always taken this reality seriously. But it has […]
March 19, 2020 During this crisis, the South Orange County Wastewater Authority (SOCWA) continues its mission to protect public health and the environment. The coronavirus pandemic is serious and we are taking the required and necessary precautions to ensure our workforce remains safe and healthy, while continuing to safely treat wastewater. At this time, SOCWA […]