General Information

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The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that provides wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services for approximately 2.6  million people in central and northwest Orange County.  OCSD is a special district that is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 25 board members appointed from 20 cities, two sanitary districts, two water districts and one representative from the Orange County Board of Supervisors.  OCSD has two operating facilities that treat wastewater from residential, commercial and industrial sources.

Our Mission

"To protect public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling."

The Vision Statement supports the Mission Statement by expressing a broad philosophy of what the Orange County Sanitation District strives to achieve now and in the future in the delivery of services to our customers, vendors, other agencies, the general public and each other.


  • Providing reliable, responsive and affordable services in line with customer needs and expectations.
  • Protecting public health and the environment utilizing all practical and effective means for wastewater, energy, and solids resource recovery.
  • Continually seeking efficiencies to ensure that the public’s money is wisely spent.
  • Communicating our mission and strategies with those we serve and all
     other stakeholders.
  • Partnering with others to benefit our customers, this region, and our industry.
  • Creating the best possible workforce in terms of safety, productivity, customer service, and training.