The Goleta Sanitary District and its staff have been recognized for many years as leaders in wastewater collections, treatment, and resource recovery. Among the most recent awards are the California Water Environment Association’s Community Outreach and Education Project of the Year for the Tri-Counties, Lab Person of the Year for the Tri-Counties, the statewide Crystal Crucible award to Lena Cox, Laboratory and Technical Services Manager award for outstanding contributions to the industry and professionalism, the Collection System of the Year Tri-Counties (2016), and the California Special District Association’s award for General Manager of the Year Santa Barbara County 2016. 

The District recognizes the contributions of all our staff and Board in establishing an industry recognized agency committed to providing excellent service to the residents of the Goleta Valley. We take pride in our top-notch staff of professionals.

Mission Statement

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