75 Years of Innovation and Leadership in Resource Recovery
Protecting Public Health & the Environment
Goleta Valley’s Regional Partner for Environmental Stewardship
Solutions for Water Re-Use and Energy Self-Sufficiency
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Mission Statement

We protect public health and the environment through cost effective wastewater collection, treatment and resource recovery to meet present and future community needs.

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Agendas & Public Meetings

Special Board Meeting: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM
The GSD Board of Directors meets monthly, every first & third Monday at 6:30pm in the GSD Boardroom.

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Beginning January 2, 2020, the District will be replacing a sewer line on Robin Hill Road within City of Santa Barbara jurisdiction. Work completion is expected in early February.

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Capital Improvement Program

Learn more about the District’s proposed Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) for the next 10 years for both the Collection System and the Treatment Plant.

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Our District

Much has changed in the 75 years plus since the Goleta Sanitary District was established in 1942. The United States was engaged in the Second World War...


We serve as the regional resource recovery facility in partnership with the City of Goleta, City of Santa Barbara, UCSB, Goleta West Sanitary District…

Doing Business

Are you a residential customer looking for information about permitting? Are you a business with questions about local regulations? We are here to help you…


GSD is governed by a five member elected board of directors who serve four-year terms. Each member must live within the boundaries of the district…

Education & Outreach

You are welcome to tour our facilities and learn about the variety of projects, programs, and initiatives the district does on behalf of the community...

Environmental Innovation

For 75 years GSD has been on the forefront of environmental innovation with the goal of being a leader in resource recovery…