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Contacting SOCWA – Phone System Updates

Please be advised that SOCWA’s phone system is currently experiencing technical difficulties. Please call (949) 842-1599 if you need immediate assistance or to be directed to a specific employee. You may also visit our Contact Us page for additional information and email addresses. Thank you for your patience.

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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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The Facts: Threats to the Coastal Treatment Plant

Summary of the Issue Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) owns a percentage of the Coastal Treatment Plant. MNWD is contractually required to fund certain costs, but is delinquent on $755,871 of bills, some dating back to last summer. These funds are necessary for the repair of a facility that protects South Orange County’s most treasured environments while also producing more than 1 […]

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