Silicon Valley Clean Water

First Place
 Santa Clara Valley Section

Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) is a Joint Power Authority (JPA) treating wastewater for their memeber agencies of Redwood City, Westbay sanitary District, San Carlos and Belmont. The population served is approximately 225,000. SVCW is dedicated to it’s customers and employees and is involved in many innovative wastewater treatment processes including research and development of new technologies. SVCW is progressing with it’s $935 million dollar CIP that includes a 3.5 mile gravity conveyance tunnel and a new receiving lift station and headworks. We are all very proud of facility and the employees that make it all happen. Please come and take a tour after the Pandemic and see what we are up to.


Plant of the Year (Small, Medium, Large, Tertiary)

The Plant of the Year award recognizes accomplishments in compliance, innovative practices, cost effectiveness, and superior plant performance in small, medium and large categories. 

Small (Less than 5 MGD)

Medium (Greater than or equal to 5 MGD and less than or equal to 20 MGD)

Large (Greater than 20 MGD)

Tertiary Recycled Water (w/o solids handling)*

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