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Sanitation Division

Sewer Service Availability

The Sanitation Division of Santa Cruz Public Works is responsible for the collection of wastewater (sewage) for several sanitation districts and county service areas (CSAs) located within Santa Cruz County, providing water service (Davenport only), and Environmental Compliance. Please use the links on the left to obtain more information about our various districts and responsibilities.

SCCSD Board Meeting Agendas and Meetings Schedule

FCSD and DCSD Board of Supervisors Agendas and Meetings

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Please note: This department does not provide service to those residents who reside within the Santa Cruz City Limits, Watsonville City Limits, or Scotts Valley City Limits.


Pursuant to District Code Section 7.04.100, it is the property owner's responsibility to install & maintain an overflow or backflow protective device on your sewer lateral when any building's lowest floor elevation is less than one foot above the rim elevation of the nearest upstream manhole. For further information please contact (831) 454‐2160.

Sewer System Management Plan

Santa Cruz County has developed and is implementing a Sewer System Managment Plan (SSMP) pursuant to State Water Resources Control Board Order 2006‐003, Statewide General Discharge Requirements of Sanitary Sewer Systems. The goal of the SSMP is to minimize the frequency and severity of sanitary sewer overflows (SSO's). The SSMP covers the management, planning, design, and operation and maintenance of the County's sanitary sewer systems. Interested parties can contact the sanitation operations manager, Beatriz Barranco at 831‐477‐3907 for additional information.

2013 Sewer System Management Plan Audit


24 Hour Dispatch
(831) 477‐3907
Fax: (831) 462‐3973

Main Office
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, California 95060
(831) 454‐2160
Fax: (831) 454‐2089

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Beatriz Barranco
Sr. Civil Engineer
Sanitation Operations

Kent Edler
Sr. Civil Engineer
Sanitation Engineering

Amy Miyakusu
Dept. Administrative Analyst
Sanitation Engineering

Leslie Rios
Pretreatment Program Specialist
Environmental Compliance
Marisol Goulett
Pretreatment Program Specialist
Environmental Compliance