What You Can Do at Home & Work
The environmental threats to our watershed posed by sewer spills and the improper disposal of toxic materials are problems we can solve together.
Your District is executing a comprehensive plan to repair our aging collection system, but we depend on you to not only care for the private sewer pipes on your property, but to be mindful of what you put down the drain. Find out what you can do to help from the following pages.
RVSD will begin using 100 percent renewable energy through Marin Clean Energy's Deep Green program, starting in July 2018. RVSD currently uses 50 percent renewable energy. This supports the sustainability goals of the 2016 RVSD Strategic Plan and supports the local governments and State of California climate action plan and resiliency goals.
Fats, oils and grease (FOG) are a major cause of clogs and spills in household and restaurant plumbing as well as the public sewer lines.
Keep hazardous waste, pesticides and medications out of drains.
Pipes are the responsibility of the property owners and are often damaged by roots, ground settling, construction work, and age.
Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, was founded in 1995 to protect the remaining natural ecosystems of the area.