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 provided regularly updated schedules, maps of construction progress, information on expected traffic impacts, and contact information. With completion of pipeline installation, DigLosOsos is no longer being updated with new information. However, information on the pipeline construction is still available to review.
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 are 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.
Contact the County at (805) 788-2114 or email@example.com with comments or questions, or to schedule an appointment.
Note: Regular office hours will no longer be held at the 2025 10th Street office after May 29, 2014.
Recent News and Events
June 30, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of May 2014.
June 27, 2014: 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.
May 30, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of April 2014.
May 20, 2014: Board of Supervisors consent agenda Item 15 to authorize a change order for the Area B&C contract in the amount of $180,000 for additional collection system work. Read the staff report.
April 29, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of March 2014.
March 27, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of February 2014.
February 28, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of January 2014.
February 26, 2014: The County staff conducted an Open House meeting in Los Osos to provide a project update. The meeting invitation was mailed to all residents and property owner with the date. The meeting was held at the Los Osos Middle School on February 26th. A project update was provided including information on construction progress, schedule, water conservation program, costs, financial assistance planning, road improvements, and what to expect when connecting your lateral to the sewer system was presented. Watch the video. Powerpoint presentation.
February 3, 2014: Project Construction Update for the month of December 2013.
January 28, 2014: Board of Supervisors agenda Item 28 for project update, budget adjustment, contingency use authorization, Amendment No. 2 with HDR Engineering, water conservation rebate extension, and right of way easement approvals. Watch the meeting. Read the staff report. Powerpoint presentation.
January 28, 2014: Board of Supervisors agenda Item 29 for award of the water recycling facility contract, change order policy, labor compliance program, and authorization to proceed for Carollo Engineers. Watch the meeting. Read the staff report. Powerpoint presentation.
January 7, 2014: Board of Supervisors consent agenda Item 14 for approval of right of way documents purchasing a property from Timothy R. Solipasso for the Lupine stand-by generator site. Read the staff report
December 20, 2013: Project Construction Update for the month of November 2013.
December 17, 2013: Board of Supervisors consent agenda Item 23 for approval of an amendment with HDR Engineering and authorization for construction phase services by Carollo Engineers. Read the staff report
December 10, 2013: Board of Supervisors consent agenda Item 9 for approval of a resolution for actions necessary to settle the Los Osos CSD bankruptcy. Read the staff report
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.
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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