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Freedom County Sanitation District (FCSD)

General Information


The Freedom County Sanitation District is a non‐profit public agency providing sewage collection, treatment and disposal service to the Freedom area. The District's customers generate approximately 1.35 million gallons of sewage a day, which is transported to the wastewater treatment plant on Beach Street, owned and operated by the City of Watsonville. This plant has a capacity to treat a total of approximately 16.5 million gallons of wastewater per day to a quality level that meets stringent Environmental Protection Agency and State standards for discharge into Monterey Bay.

Revenues to operate the District are collected yearly from residents and businesses that are connected to the sanitary sewer system. View our Sewer Management Plan


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(831) 477‐3907
Fax: (831) 462‐3973

Main Office
701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, California 95060
(831) 454‐2160
Fax: (831) 454‐2089

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Kent Edler
Assistant Director
Special Services

Ashleigh Trujillo
Sr. Civil Engineer
Sanitation Engineering

Beatriz Barranco
Sr. Civil Engineer
Sanitation Operations

Amy Miyakusu
Dept. Administrative Analyst
Sanitation Engineering

Leslie Rios
Pretreatment Program Specialist
Environmental Compliance
Marisol Goulett
Pretreatment Program Specialist
Environmental Compliance