Description The Environmental Control Division provides the resources and programs necessary to adequately monitor and protect the quality of our community’s water resources, including both public drinking water and water discharged to the sanitary sewer or storm drain systems.
Mission Operate and implement water pollution control programs as required by federal and state laws ensuring compliance by both the City of Merced and those dischargers regulated by the City.
Goals * Control the quality of industrial discharges to the wastewater collection and treatment systems through inspections, monitoring, and permitting. * Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal water quality discharge requirements for the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its customers. * Monitor and evaluate drinking water quality, ensuring City compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations governing drinking water quality and municipal well construction.