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Goleta Sanitary District people touring the facility

Community Commitment


A Part of Your Community

We are committed to safe, environmentally-sensitive collection, treatment, and purification of your wastewater, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  We value being a member of the Goleta Valley community, and are proud to have been part of it for over 75 years. And we are looking forward to the next 75 years.

As our mission statement says, “We protect public health and the meet present and future community needs". One of the actions we are taking is to develop a long-range comprehensive resiliency plan. The plan will ensure that we are prepared for the future, by addressing climate adaptations, cyber-security, infrastructure management, workforce succession, and other issues.  Residents, visitors, and business owners can rely on the Goleta Sanitary District's commitment to the community, today and for many tomorrows.


  • Mission:

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

  • Vision:

    To be the Region’s Leader in Water Resource Recovery through Excellence and Innovation.

  • Values:

    We value our Community, the People we Serve, and the Environment we Protect by: Acting with Integrity, Being Dependable, Being Responsible, Being Safe and, Being Innovative.