San Lorenzo, CA — This free community event will offer a first-hand look at the Oro Loma/Castro Valley water pollution control facility, along with fun activities for all ages. Come learn about how Oro Loma helps protect public health and the environment.
General Manager Jason Warner says, “The May 5th Open House is an excellent opportunity to learn about our services and meet our dedicated staff. We often highlight how well we are maintaining the pumps, pipes, and equipment. The event will allow our customers to see this first-hand. For those with families, the photo booth, interactive displays, and plant tours will help introduce young people to great career opportunities serving the local community and San Francisco Bay. It will be a fun and informative day for everyone.”
DATE: Saturday, May 5, 2018, rain or shine
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Oro Loma/Castro Valley Water Pollution Control Facility; 2600 Grant Avenue, San Lorenzo, CA 94580
- Treatment Plant Tours: Get a first-hand look at how the water pollution control facility works. Tours every 30 minutes.
- Hands-On Activities: Test your recycling sorting skills and see a robotic sewer inspection camera and a Waste Management truck.
- Student Recognition: Celebrating “In My Own Words…” entries, with presentations every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Complimentary Eats and Treats: Enjoy free hot dogs, cookies, shaved ice, and coffee.
COST: Free to the public
This event is sponsored by the Oro Loma Sanitary District.
Oro Loma Sanitary District, formed on August 7, 1911, is one of the first agencies in Alameda County, California. As a special district, Oro Loma provides wastewater collection and treatment, solid waste and recycling services. The District serves several communities, including San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, and Fairview, as well as 40% of the City of San Leandro and small portions of Castro Valley and the City of Hayward. Oro Loma’s service area is located about 13 miles south of Oakland, on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay.
Jason Warner, General Manager
Oro Loma Sanitary District