Clean & Green Project LogoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2023

Contact:  Kate Gibbs

(510) 390-4844

West County Wastewater Crews Working on Sewer Repair Affecting the

Carriage Hills Neighborhood of Richmond


(RICHMOND, CA) Late Sunday, April 30, 2023, the force main, or main sewer line near Castro Ranch Road in Richmond, experienced an issue near a West County Wastewater (WCW) lift station.

WCW maintenance and collection service operation crews are working on a repair.

Currently, the issue has not affected the sewer service to the North and South Carriage Hills and surrounding areas.  Although we do not anticipate any sewer interruptions, we appreciate your patience as we work to solve this issue.

If you’re experiencing sewer problems, please call (510) 222-6700.

WCW will continue to provide updates on the progress of the repairs.


West County Wastewater (WCW) was founded in 1921 to protect and serve the public health of the community through the construction and maintenance of a sewer system. Today, WCW provides sewage collection, treatment and disposal services to approximately 34,000 residences and 2,450 commercial and industrial businesses. WCW serves a total population of about 100,000 residents across 16.9 square miles. Governed by a five-member Board of Directors, WCW embraces practices that promote energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.