Around 10:45 a.m. this morning, Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a fire at the Tajiguas Landfill. As areas of the landfill smoldered and burned from the Alisal Fire, a flare-up occurred in the biofilter outside the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).
Applications for the 2021-2022 Care for Our Earth Grants are now available through the Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) and Santa Barbara County Water Agency (SBCWA). Applications are due Tuesday, November 9, 2021.
Santa Barbara County and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) have completed their coordinated effort of an oil cleanup at Toro Canyon Creek northeast of Summerland.
The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department is happy to announce that Flood Control District (District) Engineering Manager Jon Frye will receive the 2021 Award for Excellence from the Floodplain Management Association (FMA).
The Santa Barbara County Water Agency is pleased to announce the 22nd Annual WaterWise High School Video Contest winners. In total, 30 students from five schools throughout the county submitted 14 videos.
The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department can help residents save money and improve the environment through the Backyard Composting Program. The County offers resources to help residents learn how to compost where they live.
It's that time of year again! The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department will be hosting our Spring Household Hazardous Waste Event on April 11. The event will be held at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station located at 4004 Foxen Canyon Road in Los Olivos.
The Santa Barbara County Water Agency and participating local water providers are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2021 WaterWise Garden Recognition Contest. The annual contest recognizes residents of Santa Barbara County who have attractive, water-efficient landscapes.
On January 12, a few days after the third anniversary of the 1/9 Debris Flow, the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department took another step in the rebuilding process when it replaced the East Mountain Drive Bridge over San Ysidro Creek.