See the first of several anticipated peer-reviewed scientific research papers assessing treatment capacity of this innovative system. A horizontal levee is a re-imagining of how a levee looks and what it can do. Instead of a vertical wall to protect against storm surges, a horizontal levee uses vegetation
Oro Loma Sanitary District Board President Rita Duncan was on hand for EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan's visit to Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) in Redwood City, where he announced one WIFIA loan to the District for $25 million and two Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans
San Lorenzo, CA, August 7, 2021 – Oro Loma Sanitary District is celebrating 110 years of serving the community and protecting the environment. From its origins serving local industries in San Lorenzo, the post-World War II housing boom, to the 1973 Clean Water Act, changing refuse and recycling practices, the
Oro Loma Sanitary District Adopts New Sewer Service and Residential Recycling and Green Waste Charges
At a public hearing on June 1, 2021, the Oro Loma Board adopted a resolution establishing new sewer service charges and residential recycling and green waste charges for Fiscal Years 2021/2022 through 2025/2026 and link to the Board resolution. Download Resolution 3173 and related attachments here.
Eight Flush Right Things to Know to Protect Our Sewers and the San Francisco Bay on Earth Day and Every Day
San Lorenzo, CA, April 22, 2021 – What you flush down the toilet has a big impact on your home’s plumbing, the sewer system, and our environment. Here are eight things to know about flushing right. Keep these in mind on Earth Day and practice them throughout the year.
San Lorenzo, Calif., January 12,2021 – It is with great sadness that Oro Loma Sanitary District announces the passing of Board Member Emeritus Roland J. Dias. Former Director Dias passed away peacefully on September 7, 2020. Dias dutifully served the public while on the Oro Loma Sanitary District Board from
JOIN THE EFFORT TO REDUCE, REUSE, AND RECYCLE SAN LORENZO, CA, Nov. 11, 2020 – Recycling right helps keep our community cleaner and greener. America Recycles Day on November 15 is a day designated to recognizing what we can all do to further the recycling effort in our community and
San Lorenzo, CA, May 21, 2020 -- This week, the Oro Loma Sanitary District will commemorate the second annual Special Districts Week, a statewide event designed to encourage residents from California’s 2,000 special districts to be involved in their community and civically engaged with their local government. In light of
San Lorenzo, CA -- More people are using disinfectant wipes and alternatives to toilet paper during the ongoing COVID-19 shelter-in-place. Please remember that only pee, poo, and toilet paper should be flushed down the toilet. Anything else, including any type of “disposable” wipe or paper towels, go in the
What: Town Hall Meeting: Creating An Energy Resilient Future A town hall meeting on the need for a clean, reliable power grid and the policies necessary to get there. Panel discussion followed by audience Q&A. Sponsors: Alameda County and the City of Oakland When: Monday, February 10, 6 pm -