Mission Statement: To evaluate and develop a wastewater treatment system for Los Osos, in cooperation with the community water purveyors, to solve the Level III water resource shortage and groundwater pollution, in an environmentally sustainable and cost effective manner, while respecting community preferences and promoting participatory government, and addressing individual affordability challenges to the greatest extent possible.
Collection System Construction
Visit DigLosOsos.com , a website developed specifically for the project collection system construction. DigLosOsos contains regularly updated schedules, maps of construction progress, information on expected traffic impacts, and contact information.
Water Conservation Program
The County is currently implementing a water conservation program, which includes rebates for water saver fixtures. Click here for more information.
Click here for a list of plumbers for the retrofit program (These plumbers are not pre-approved or pre-qualififed but have shown interest in the retrofit program).
Brochure for Los Osos Water Conservation Rebate Program.
Commonly Asked Questions
Representatives from the County will be available to help residents and businesses review lateral plans for their property, discuss costs, and answer any other questions regarding the Los Osos Wastewater Collection System Project.
2025 10th Street, Los Osos
Tuesday - No Longer Available After 12/1/13
Thursday 9:00 am -- 11:00 am
Project representatives are also available by appointment. Contact Michelle Houser at 805-242-6815 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
These hours are subject to change as the project progresses, so please regularly check back for updated hours.
Recent News and Events
December 3, 2013: Project Construction Update for the month of October 2013.
October 24, 2013: Project Construction Update for the month of September 2013.
October 8, 2013: Board of Supervisors agenda Item 19 for approval and advertisement for construction bids for the Water Recycling Facility. Read the staff report. Watch the meeting. Powerpoint presentation.
September 27, 2013: Project Construction Update for the month of August 2013.
August 23, 2013: Project Construction Update for the month of July 2013.
August 6, 2013: Board of Supervisors consent agenda Item 20 for a resolution adopting the Pre-Qualification Program for general contractors and electrical subcontractors interested on bidding on the Los Osos Water Recycling Facility. Read the staff report. Watch the meeting.
August 2, 2013: Draft Basin Plan for the Los Osos Groundwater Basin. County staff has participated in producing this draft so that the public, County management and department heads, and members of the Board of Supervisors, may review and comment. Comments will be most useful if they are submitted in writing on or before October 4, 2013
August 1, 2013: Baseline Groundwater Quality Report released to the Regional Water Quality Control Board. This was an additional requirement under the WDR R3-2011-0001. This report contains the latest Nitrate concentrations and Groundwater levels.
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Public Works is located in room 207B of the old Courthouse building,
Corner of Palm and Osos Streets in San Luis Obispo.
Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
General information phone number is (805) 781-5252