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First, you must fill out a MWH Permit Application form to obtain a permit and access code in order to enter the facility. See How to apply for a MWH Discharge Permit for instructions on what to expect
There is no application fee.
Allow a minimum of one week after submitting the permit application before a permit will be issued.
Domestic septage, chemical toilet, and restaurant grease are accepted discharges from mobile waste haulers permitted by the City of Watsonville. See Table X for the mobile waste hauler dumping fee schedule. Disposal of other liquid wastes by permitted haulers requires contacting Source Control for approval.
You must fill out a MWH Load Identification Report each time you discharge. The forms are provided at the gray storage sheds located at each receiving station.
For septic and chemical toilet dumping, the MWH will require a 3″, 4″, or 6″ male cam lock fitting on the truck to connect using the hoses at the septic receiving station
For grease dumping, the MWH will require a hose of approximately 15’ with a 3″ male cam lock fitting to connect the truck to the grease receiving station.
The City of Watsonville WWTF is open to permitted mobile waste haulers between 7:00 am to 4:30 pm daily, 7 days a week. Gate codes issued to permitted MWH’s will not activate the gate outside of those hours.
To renew your City of Watsonville MWH discharge permit, Use this link to the MWH discharge permit renewal form. Return the completed form with the required documentation to Source Control before the expiration of the current permit in order to keep the gate code active.