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News Releases & Information

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District's Newsletter

The District is issuing a monthly newsletter to keep our community informed on important activities related to wastewater utility service.  The newsletter has been temporarily suspended pending an update on form and content based upon recommendations from the District's Ad Hoc Committee for Outreach and Education.  Please click here for the most current newsletter, and click here to visit our archive of past newsletters.

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Upcoming Bid Openings

Large Diameter Gravity Sewer Rehabilitation Project IIA

August 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

eBidBoard for Project

Notice Inviting Bids

Emergency - Contact Information

If you have a private property sewer emergency please contact a plumber as soon as possible. Please download a list of licensed contractors familiar with district policies and programs.

If you have a public sewer emergency such as a man-hole overflow or observe sewer water flowing into a waterway, please contact us immediately.

Emergency: (415) 259-2949

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Private Laterals

Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance

In June of 2014, the District adopted an Ordinance regulating the maintenance of private sewer laterals. The Ordinance contains testing and inspection requirements dependent upon specific triggers, such as property sale and remodels. Please click here to find out how this Ordinance might affect you.


Lateral Replacement Grant Program

Please click here to view the Lateral Replacement Grant Program (LRGP) guide. Changes will occur periodically. You can be assured of having the most current information by using the program guide posted here or by contacting the District.

RVSD has allocated the following funds to the LRGP for FY2016-17.

Total FY2016-17 Allocation: $500,000

Total Funds Allocated to Date: $32,332

Total Funds Available: $467,668

Maximum Grant: $1,500

In FY16/17 to date, allocated funds have replaced 1,682 linear feet of lateral pipelines in 22 projects.

Figures are updated weekly.

Click here to view Resolution 15-1493, establishing the framework and guidelines for the Lateral Replacement Grant Program


Lateral Replacement Loan Program

RVSD recently adopted Ordinance No. 70, approving a loan program to assist ratepayers with the cost of replacing their private sewer laterals. The Board has allocated $400,000 to the program for FY2016/17 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017). Applications for loans are now being accepted. Please click here for a Program Guide containing the details of the Loan Program.

Projects in Construction

Click here for more detailed information on current capital projects

In Progress

FY 2014/15 Pipeline Rehabilitation Project ~ San Anselmo ~ completion in July 2016

FY 2014/15 Force Main Appurtenance Project ~ Larkspur ~ completion in September 2016

Starting Soon

FY 2015/16 Gravity Sewer Improvement Project ~ Kentfield, Ross, San Anselmo ~ start in August 2016

Large Diameter Gravity Sewer Rehabilitation Project IIA ~ Ross, San Anselmo ~ start in September 2016

Ross Valley Sanitary District
2960 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, CA 94901
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