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SOCWA’s Storm Stories: Two Storms, Two Reminders

How SOCWA weathered the Storm The recent storms in December and January served as good reminders for two key wastewater functions: emergency preparedness and protecting our storm drains. Emergency & Crisis Planning Emergency preparedness is central to SOCWA’s operations. Heavy rains can inundate our three treatment plants. Left unchecked, this would lead to spills and […]

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State Auditor: SOCWA Financial Practices “Sound”

Dana Point, Calif. (March 22, 2018) — A report issued Thursday by the California State Auditor supported South Orange County Wastewater Authority’s (SOCWA) efforts to modernize its financial management. The report – titled in part SOCWA “Should Continue to Improve“ its financial practices – followed an exhaustive seven-month review of the Dana Point-based agency’s financial practices, […]

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SOCWA’s J.B. Latham Facility Named “Plant of the Year”

Dana Point, Calif. (March 5, 2018) – The South Orange County Wastewater Authority’s (SOCWA) J.B. Latham Wastewater Treatment Plant was awarded “Plant of the Year” Saturday by the local chapter of the California Water Environment Association (CWEA). The plant is considered a medium size facility, and SOCWA was honored for its overall performance, financial strength […]

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Guarding the Environment, Creating Water

Future South Cove Resident Information

Dear Future South Cove Residents & Prospective Buyers: As our potential future neighbors, we want to welcome you to Dana Point. You probably noticed our facility next door to the recently constructed South Cove community. It is important that we provide information on the facility, how it operates and what it does for the community. […]

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