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Jul 31, 2020

Financial Assistance for Private Sewer Lateral Replacements  Available for Castro Valley Homeowners

$50,000 in total funding has been allocated to the program. Read More
Jul 15, 2020

CVSan provides $500,000 of COVID-19 Rates Relief to the Community

In response to the global COVID-19 outbreak, Castro Valley Sanitary District’s (CVSan’s) Board of Directors unanimously voted to pass the COVID-19 Emergency Rates Relief Act (CERRA) at the July 14, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. As adopted via Resolution No. 3473, this action will provide direct financial relief to CVSan customers by waiving the rate increases for the sewer service charge that was to take effect on July 1, 2020.

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Jul 14, 2020

Compost Give-Away Event

In August, Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) hosts a Recycles Day & Compost Give-Away event at Canyon Middle School. The event had been scheduled for Saturday, August 1st, but has unfortunately been cancelled due to statewide shelter-in-place orders and public health directives calling for the cancellation of large public gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19.

To continue to provide free compost to the community, CVSan is partnering with Pete’s ACE Hardware (Pete’s) for an alternate Compost Give-Away event from August 17th – September 19th! Here is how you can participate:

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Jul 13, 2020

Family of Gleaners Volunteer Work Still Fruitful During Pandemic

Three volunteers from this year's Zero Waste Week gleaning event were inspired to continue gleaning and donating fruit to Castro Valley food pantries. Read More
Jul 06, 2020

CVSan Recognizes Mario Baker with Custodian 4Rs Educator Award

This year, the Custodian 4Rs Educator Award went to Custodian Mario Baker at Castro Valley Elementary School (CVE).

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Jun 26, 2020

CVSan Recognizes Rob Aguilar with Good Green Attitude Award

This year, the Custodian Good Green Attitude Award was given out to Custodian Rob Aguilar at Castro Valley Adult and Career Education (CVACE) School.

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Jun 24, 2020

CVSan's Textile Collection Week Results

A grand total of 34,020 pounds of textiles was collected and diverted from the landfill! Read More
Jun 24, 2020

Fourth of July Holiday

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. Read More
Jun 24, 2020

ACI Offices Now Open

Residents and businesses are welcomed to visit the office to pay a bill, purchase ACI products, ask questions related to ACI services, and more. Read More
Jun 19, 2020

CVSan Recognizes Castro Valley High School Custodians with Award

School Custodians go above and beyond to help schools reduce waste. Schools in Castro Valley have high recycling and composting, or “diversion” rates, in large part due to the efforts of custodians. Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) recently recognized school custodians with its Ninth Annual CVSan Custodian Recognition. This year, the Dan Curry Custodian Program of the Year Award was given out to the custodial team at Castro Valley High School (CVHS).

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Jun 15, 2020

Castro Valley Sanitary District Seeking Qualified Plumbing Contractors For the 2020/21 Lateral Replacement Grant Program

The Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) will be continuing the Lateral Replacement Grant Program (LRGP) effective August 17, 2020.

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Jun 10, 2020

Thank You, ACI!

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) would like to thank Alameda County Industries (ACI) for the dedicated work they provide to the CVSan community. Read More
May 27, 2020

Castro Valley Sanitary District's Annual Contractors Meeting

In observance of the COVID-19 social distancing protocols, the Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) will host its annual Contractors Meeting via a virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

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May 21, 2020

Recycle Your Textiles Curbside

Take advantage of CVSan’s upcoming Textile Collection Week from June 1st – 5th to recycle your clothing and other textiles curbside! Read More
May 12, 2020

From Winner to Judge

CVSan won the prestigious California Water Environment Association (CWEA) State System of the Year Award in 2018. Earlier this year, we had the honor of sending a crew member to help the CWEA pick a new winner. Read More
May 12, 2020

CVSan Green Ribbon Schools Program:  Sixteen Castro Valley Schools Certified!

Sixteen schools located in the Castro Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) and/or Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) boundaries have been certified by CVSan as Green Ribbon Schools for the 2019/20 school year. Certifications were awarded by the CVSan Board of Directors at the May 5th Board meeting. Read More
May 12, 2020

Announcing CVSan's High School Scholarship Winners

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) is pleased to announce that Ciara Bolt and Grace Boyd are the winners of the fiscal year 2019/20 CVSan Environmental Leader in Waste Reduction Scholarship. Bolt and Boyd will each receive a $1,000 cash scholarship. Both winners will receive a certificate of recognition at CVSan’s Board of Directors meeting May 5, 2020.

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Apr 06, 2020

CVSan: Hosting a COVID-19 Community Toilet Paper Pantry

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) is teaming up with Smalltown Society to host a COVID-19 Community Toilet Paper Pantry. Saturday, April 11th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. CVSan staff will be on-site at Smalltown Society located at 22222 Redwood Road in Castro Valley (next to Trader Joe’s) Read More
Apr 03, 2020

CVSan Suspension of Non-Essential Services extended to Comply with Shelter in Place

To ensure the health and safety of our customers and employees and to limit possible COVID-19 exposure and comply with the most recent shelter-in-place (SIP) order, walk-in services at the Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) office located at 21040 Marshall Street and the CVSan Capital Improvement Projects Office located at 20211 Patio Drive, Suite 200 will continue to be suspended until further notice Read More
Mar 25, 2020

CVSan Cancels Earth Day Clean-Up and Recycles Day 2020 Events

Castro Valley Sanitary District’s (CVSan) Earth Day Clean-Up and Recycles Day events scheduled for Saturday, April 25th have been canceled due to statewide shelter-in-place orders and public health directives calling for the cancellation of large public gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read More
Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 Service Update: No Toilet Paper Hygiene Protocol

One of the impacts of COVID-19 is a decrease in the availability of toilet paper to the community. Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) would like to remind customers that flushing anything other than toilet paper can cause unwanted sewer backups in your home, as well as backups in the sewer main. Decrease the chances of having untreated sewage enter your home. Read More
Mar 16, 2020

CVSan Suspends Non-Essential Services to Comply with Shelter in Place

At Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan), the health and safety of our customers and employees is always a top priority. In order to limit possible COVID-19 exposure and comply with the recent “shelter in place”, walk in services at the CVSan office located at 21040 Marshall Street and the CVSan Capital Improvement Projects Office located at 20211 Patio Drive, Suite 200 are temporarily suspended until April 7th. Read More
Mar 11, 2020

Notice of Intent to Adopt an Initial Study - Mitigated Negative Declaration

The Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) is releasing a Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS-MND) for CVSan’s Operations and Engineering Building Project (project) for review and comment to all applicable agencies, organizations, and interested persons (reviewers). Read More
Feb 20, 2020

CVSan Holds Zero Waste Week for the Community

To help residents learn more about how to select their path to Zero Waste, CVSan presented its fifth Annual Zero Waste Week. Community events were held each day, Wednesday, February 5th to Saturday, February 8th.

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Feb 10, 2020

President Day Holiday

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) offices will be closed on President’s Day, Monday, February 17th.  Please call (510) 506-5821 for sewer emergencies.  For information regarding CVSan services and programs, visit www.cvsan.org.

 

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Feb 06, 2020

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to CVSan

Castro Valley Sanitary District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.  


 

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Jan 30, 2020

CVSan Receives Operating Budget Excellence Award

The Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) has received the Operating Budget Excellence Award from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) for its fiscal year 2019/20 Budget. This is the third time in a row that CVSan has applied for and received this honor.

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Jan 29, 2020

CVSan to Hold Fifth Annual Zero Waste Week

To help Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) residents learn more about how to select their path to Zero Waste, CVSan is hosting its fifth annual Zero Waste week beginning Wednesday, February 5th to Saturday February 8th.

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Jan 27, 2020

Holiday Tree Collection Complete

Thank you to Alameda County Industries (ACI) for successfully collecting over 28 tons of holiday trees during these two weeks and diverting them from going to the landfill!

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Jan 14, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 20th.  Please call (510) 506-5821 for sewer emergencies.  For information regarding CVSan services and programs, visit www.cvsan.org.

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