2017-2018 Director's Report (Sanitary Sewer & Storm Fees)

Wastewater Enterprise, Proposed Improvement Projects and Projected Funding Needs Update
(Presented at City Council Study Session February 24, 2015)
Sewer Use Ordinance  (Effective December 18, 2014)
Point Richmond Hydrogen Sulfide Continuous Monitoring Website
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Sanitary Sewer Collection System Master Plan Appendices

Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP)
Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) - Appendices
(Amended July 18, 2017 by City Council)  The City's Water Resource Recovery Department is responsible for managing the Veolia Operations Contract.

Industrial Pretreatment Program

The Pretreatment Program is responsible for:
  • Providing excellent service to the industrial and commercial businesses we serve
  • Protecting the quality of the water bodies in and around Richmond
  • Ensuring the wastewater discharges into the sewer system do not impair or harm the collection system, treatment plant personnel, the treatment process, or the water bodies to which they discharge
  • Resolving the challenges in this arena to the best of our ability
  • Issuing permits to wastewater dischargers in the sewer district

Wastewater Hours

Water Resource Recovery Counter
Counter Hours: M-F 8:30am-4pm (Closed for Lunch 12pm-1pm)

450 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA  94804
PHONE: 510-307-8091
FAX: 510-307-8116
email: wrr@ci.richmond.ca.us 

Emergencies/Odor Complaints/
Sewer Overflows

Veolia Water 24-Hour Hotline

Bay Area Air Quality Management

24-Hour Odor Hotline
800-334-ODOR (6367)

Richmond Fire Department/Odor Monitoring


Get a list of addresses that currently discharge into the collection and treatment program.

Municipal Codes

You can view the Richmond Municipal Code (RMC) for ordinances pertaining to pretreatment of wastewater: