CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) is hosting a townhall meeting on a proposed Private Sewer Lateral Program on Tuesday, April 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library. The meeting will begin with a presentation from CVSan’s General Manager, Roland Williams, that will provide an overview of the program’s details. Afterwards attendees will have the opportunity to provide their comments on the proposed program. All public comments that CVSan receives on the Private Sewer Lateral Program will be shared with CVSan’s Board of Directors.

The Private Sewer Lateral Program would require all properties within CVSan’s boundaries, built more than 20 years ago, to have their sewer laterals inspected and repaired/replaced, if necessary, when the property is transferred. If a sewer lateral was replaced less than 20 years prior, it would not have to be inspected.

CVSan is considering implementing this program to reduce the amount of flow its treatment plant receives during wet weather. Currently, there is a large number of cracked and damaged sewer laterals connected to CVSan’s wastewater collection system.  These damaged pipes allow rainwater to enter the wastewater collection system, causing more flow during rainy weather than the system was designed to handle.

Visit for more information on the proposed Private Sewer Lateral Program. Residents who are unable to attend the townhall meeting may submit their comments on this program via email to Public Outreach Specialist, Natalie Croak, at or by mail to ATTN: Natalie Croak, 21040 Marshall Street, Castro Valley CA 94546

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