Chapter 13.16 of the City of Lompoc Municipal Code prohibits the discharge of waste generated by self-regenerating water softeners and similar devices. Please contact the Wastewater Division, 805-736-5083, or firstname.lastname@example.org, to see what water softening options are acceptable.
Food Service Establishments
The City of Lompoc has developed Best Management Practices (BMPs) to reduce the amount of Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) discharged into the City’s sanitary sewer. The City also has an approved Sanitary Sewer Management Plan (SSMP).
Industrial and Commercial facilities may be required to obtain a Wastewater Discharge Permit. Please contact the City of Lompoc, Wastewater Division, 805-736-5083, or email@example.com, to find out what requirements apply to your business.
Wastewater Construction Specifications and Building Requirements
The City of Lompoc has developed Wastewater Construction Specifications and building requirements for new and existing construction.
The City of Lompoc has developed Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the winery industry. In the future, wineries may be required to obtain a General Wastewater Discharge Permit.
- Winery Best Management Practices
- Winery Supplemental Form
- California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
Pharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal
Residents of the Lompoc, including Mesa Oaks, Mission Hills, and Vandenberg Village, are eligible to use the City’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility located at 1585 North V Street. Please call 805-875-8027, to make an appointment. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department also accepts unwanted pharmaceuticals; call 805-737-7737.
- No Drugs Down the Drain
- Managing Pharmaceuticals
- Waste Sense Pharmaceuticals
- EPA Pharmaceutical Waste
- Operation Medicine Cabinet
- Safely dispose of your home generated sharps
Currently the City of Lompoc does not require amalgam separators to be installed at dental facilities. However, amalgam separators are a not only a good idea, but may be required in the future.
- ADA, EPA promotes amalgam BMPs
- EPA Dental Amalgam Effluent Guidelines
- FDA about amalgam fillings
The City of Lompoc offers educational seminars on the environmental benefits of implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) in restaurants, wineries, automotive and other industries. Please contact the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 805-736-5083, or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Tours
The City of Lompoc offers tours of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Please look for special events offered by the City, or contact the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 805-736-5083, or email@example.com for more information.
Salt. What is it? Did you know excess salt can harm the environment? Contact the City of Lompoc Wastewater Division, 805-736-5083, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
- Salt Brochure
- Self-Regenerating Water Softener
- Laundry Detergent
- Labeled Products and Our Partners Design for the Environment (DfE)
- How to make a grease can
- Word Search
- US EPA Water Sense for Kids
- Thirstin’s Water Cycle
- EPA Drinking Water and Ground Water Education
- USGS Water Cycle
The City of Lompoc has provided additional resources and helpful sites as a tool to the public. Please contact the City if there are additional resources that would be helpful for others in the community to include on this website. This section is not intended to endorse or promote companies or agencies, but is to provide information and keep the public informed.
- City of Lompoc Solid Waste
- US EPA—Pacific Southwest Region
- Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
- County of Santa Barbara
- California Water Environment Association—CWEA
- US Government Code of Federal Regulations
- Southern California Alliance of Publicly Owned Treatment Works—SCAP
- State Water Resources Control Board
- Dig Alert
- Vandenberg Village Community Service District
- US Government Printing Code of Federal Regulations
- List of Categorical Industry