The City of Santa Barbara's Wastewater System is comprised of two systems: Collection and Treatment. To support treatment operations, the City has a Water Resources Laboratory located at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Water or Sewer Emergencies (805) 564-5413 (M-Th, alt Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm) (805) 963-4286 (After Hours Emergencies)
Wastewater System Offices (805) 568-1010
Gaylen Fair Acting Wastewater System Manager GFair@SantaBarbaraCA.gov (805) 568-1004