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Statement Regarding Multiple Mass Shootings in California

We woke up again this morning with more horrific news about shootings right here in California.  This time, even closer to home with at least 7 people killed in Half Moon Bay and one person killed, and 7 injured in Oakland. WCW values the health and safety of our employees, community, state, and world.  We hold the thoughts of the victims’ families in Monterey Park, Half Moon Bay, and Oakland, California. It is our sincere hope that the people of the world can find peace with each other.  Every victim is part of a family and a community that is [...]

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New! Internship Opportunity at WCW

We are so excited to announce the opening of a Laboratory Internship at West County Wastewater! We've partnered with ENGIE North America to bring this exciting opportunity to a student in our District. Please Share! Get the deets at https://bit.ly/LABINTERN2022

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WCW is Proud to Celebrate Juneteenth!

Last month, WCW Board of Directors proclaimed to recognize and honor Juneteenth! Please join our staff on Saturday, June 18 at Nicholl Park in Richmond as we celebrate Freedom at the City of Richmond's Juneteenth Festival & Parade!  We're proudly raising our Juneteenth flag this week and next.  Also, help us celebrate this very special month by using this colorful, Virtual Meeting Background! To use this graphic, simply right-click on the image, save it to your computer or device, and upload to your virtual meeting app (Zoom, Teams…)

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Statement Regarding Inappropriate Material Shown During WCW Committee Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Kate Gibbs kgibbs@wcwd.org (510) 390-4844 Date:  June 14, 2022 Statement Regarding Inappropriate Material Shown During WCW Committee Meeting (Richmond, CA) Today at 10:00 a.m., during a West County Wastewater (WCW) Infrastructure, Operations & Environment Committee meeting, an agenda item titled, “Receive an update from Director Wiener on the 2022 Bioneers Conference”, was introduced and a video presented that contained the use of inappropriate and vulgar language.  At the conclusion of the video presentation, Deputy General Manager, Andrew Clough, was quick to apologize for the language. West County Wastewater does not condone the language, tone, vulgarity, or [...]

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Extra, Extra! Read All About Us!

Thanks to California Water Environment Association for featuring us in the latest edition of Clean Water magazine. Check out the interview with our amazing General Manager, Lisa Malek-Zadeh, and see the issue's cover featuring all of the women employees at WCW. #strongwoment #onthecover #womeinwastewater See the magazine here!   

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Share our Virtual Meeting Background for AAPI Heritage Month

Last month, WCW Board of Directors proclaimed to recognize May 2022 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Help us celebrate this month by celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. To use this graphic, simply right-click on the image, save it to your computer or device, and upload to your virtual meeting app (Zoom, Teams…)

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Share our Virtual Meeting Background for Earth Day!

Last month, WCW Board of Directors proclaimed to recognize April 22, 2022 as Earth Day! Help us celebrate our Earth every day in April by joining in this year's theme of "investing in our earth". WCW encourages everyone to help continue building a unified, global response for environmental protection. To use this graphic, simply right-click on the image, save it to your computer or device and upload to your virtual meeting app (Zoom, Teams...)  Every day is Earth Day!

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WCW Joins Coalition to Urge Wipes Manufacturers to Properly Label Products

WCW has joined with 43 other Sanitation Districts and environmental groups to send a letter to the manufacturers of wipes (baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, etc.) urging them to label their products truthfully and correctly. WCW's Environmental Services Manager, Joe Neugebauer, had this to say about the effort, “These products foul our pumps and other critical equipment, and it is time for manufacturers of wipes to do their part by following through on the requests in this letter. No consumer should be confused about how to dispose of any product, especially a single-use product that has severe consequences when disposed of [...]

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WCW Celebrates Black History Month

WCW recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of the African-American community in our organization and country. Together, let's celebrate the role California’s Black communities play in making our district, our county, our state and our country great. #BlackHistoryMonth

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Election Results Are In!

We are pleased to announce the recent election results of our West County Wastewater Board of Directors. During this week's Board of Director's meeting, the Directors nominated and elected Cesar Zepeda as President of the Board and Cheryl Sudduth as Vice President. Congratulations to them and a big "thank you" to all of our Board Directors, David Alvarado, Sherry Ann Stanley and Harry Wiener, for their leadership success during 2021! #WCW #CleanAndGreen #Community #Richmondca

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We’re Celebrating a Century!

We are so excited to be celebrating our 100 Year Anniversary! Thank you to all of the women and men who have worked over the past century to bring West County Wastewater to where we are today. We are proud of the work we do! We are grateful to the community and our Board of Directors for their support! Please enjoy this commemorative video in honor of this momentous occasion. https://vimeo.com/657982037 #WCW #CleanAndGreen California Department of Water Resources #bigdeal

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International Persons with Disabilities Day

Today, we is recognizing International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We honor the leadership and participation of persons with disabilities and continue on the path towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID19 world. #allthesame #weareallwelcome #westcountywastewater

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Honoring 2021 World Aids Day

Last month, West County Wastewater Board of Directors signed a proclamation to honor today, December 1, as World Aids Day and encourages all our neighbors, employees and community members to join together and honor this day.

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2021 Ella Hill Hutch Award Winners

West County Wastewater (WCW) is proud to announce that Board of Director’s President and honoree, Cheryl Sudduth, has been recognized for her extraordinary contributions as a civic leader and received the Ella Hill Hutch Award at a virtual award ceremony presented by Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) on November 4. The prestigious award is named after American politician, Ella Hill Hutch, who was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977 and reelected in 1980.  Ms. Hill Hutch was the second African American elected to that position and the first African American woman [...]

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