POSTED ON May 15th, 2013
Construction Bidding Starts for Rincon Septic-to-Sewer Project!
Photoart by Marie Morrisroe
After 15 years of wrangling, lawsuits and various permitting obstructions of all kinds, the Rincon Point portion of the South Coast Beach Communities Septic to Sewer Project, which will remove the septic systems from Rincon Point, South Santa Barbara County as well as North Ventura County, has cleared the final hurdles of permitting.
POSTED ON April 12th, 2013
Recycled Water Tops SB Grant App List to State!
As a member of the Santa Barbara County Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) steering committee, HTO is pleased to report to our members that after one year of deliberations, the final list of projects being submitted to the State for Round 2 Proposition 84 grant funding includes $3 million for the upgrade of the City of Santa Barbara’s recycled water treatment plant, to include microfiltration (Phase II of the upgrade will add partial reverse osmosis). Other projects included in the Santa Barbara County grant list are:
• $650,000 – Goleta Water District – City of Santa Barbara Interconnect Project;
• $600,000 – Twitchell Reservoir Sedimentation Management;
• $685,000 – Improvements to City of Guadalupe Waste Water Treatment Plant;
• $1.5 million – Laguna County Sanitation District Recycled Water Pipeline Extension to Rancho Maria Golf Course - $1.5 million.