Sausalito Marin City Sanitary District

Providing Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Safe Disposal to Protect Our Community’s Health and the Bay

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Report Sewer Spills:
Business Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

IN MARIN CITY:

(415) 332-0244
After Hours / Weekends
(415) 332-0244

IN CITY OF SAUSALITO:

(415) 289-4192
After Hours / Weekends
(415) 289-4170

IN TAM VALLEY:

(415) 945-4101
After Hours / Weekends
(707) 455-3550

About Us

DISTRICT OVERVIEW

The Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary District (SMCSD) formed in 1950 is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors providing wastewater conveyance and treatment services to the City of Sausalito and wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment services to Marin City and other unincorporated areas within the District’s boundaries. Conveyance and treatment services are also provided to Tamalpais Community Services District (TCSD) and the National Parks Service (Forts Baker, Barry and Cronkhite and Muir Woods National Monument).

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DISTRICT OPERATIONS

The District operates and maintains a wastewater conveyance and treatment system with a 6.0 million gallon per day secondary wastewater treatment capacity.  The system consists of a plant designed for 1.8 million-gallon per day average dry weather daily flow, ten (10) sewage pump stations, and approximately ten (10) miles of pipelines. Four (4) of these pump stations are operated and maintained by SMCSD for the City of Sausalito on a contract basis. Thirteen (13) full-time employees are employed to accomplish the operation of the system. In addition, the District has an established intern program.

District Mission / Vision

The Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary District provides wastewater collection and treatment services for our communities protecting public health, the environment and the San Francisco Bay.

Core Values

Recognizing that wastewater treatment is a vital component of protecting public health and the environment and the Bay, the SMCSD will:

  • Operate and maintain a safe wastewater treatment plant and conveyance system.
  • Meet all regulatory requirements.
  • Provide a high quality work place by fostering professional growth, teamwork, and job satisfaction.
  • Deliver services to our community that are efficient, economical, and environmentally sustainable.
  • Use technology to provide accessible and useable information to our communities, staff and regulators.
  • Manage and protect assets and investments through sound financial policies and business practices.
  • Collaborate with neighboring agencies to achieve efficiencies for the public and to protect the environment.
  • Encourage stakeholder discussion and development of strategies for protecting the bay and addressing regional wastewater issues.
  • Promote public participation, education and understanding of the services we provide.