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Wastewater Treatment
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Service Area

The Goleta wastewater treatment plant is located in an unincorporated coastal area of Santa Barbara County. The District’s service area consists of the unincorporated area of the Goleta Valley immediately west of and adjacent to the City of Santa Barbara, and a portion of the City of Goleta around and easterly of the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

In addition the District serves, under a separate contract, the Goleta West Sanitary District, which serves the remaining western portion of the City of Goleta, and the community in the unincorporated area of Isla Vista. The District also serves the University of California at Santa Barbara; the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport which belongs to the City of Santa Barbara; and certain Santa Barbara County facilities. The combined service area of the District’s regional treatment facilities, has an approximate population of 80,000.

Map of the Goleta Sanitary District boundaries.

Emergency Contact Information
For sewer spills or open man hole covers call 805.967.4519.
Board Meeting Information
The GSD Board of Directors meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 pm at the GSD Board Room at One William  Moffett Place.