Water Quality and Environmental Compliance Division

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contact:
David Dolphin, Deputy Director of Utilities
Phone: 626-300-1571
hollyc@cityofalhambra.org
Building Division Counter Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Plan Check counter hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (Effective October 31, 2019, our new business hours will be 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday, Closed on Fridays. New Plan Checker counter hours will be 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday - Thursday)

WATER QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE DIVISION

The Water Quality and Environmental Compliance Division oversees all aspects of the water quality monitoring program, NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System), MS4 (Munciple Seperate Storm Sewer System), FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) and making recommendations for appropriate treatment and mitigation measures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversees, implements and coordinates environmental compliance programs for all regional, State and Federal regulatory mandates for drinking water, stormwater and wastewater. 
  2. Employee safety training
  3. Each year the Division is responsible for publishing the annual Consumer Confidence Report which contains important information about the community's drinking water.
  4. Conduct NPDES and FOG inspections for businesses.
Blue Recycle Bin

BLUE RECYCLE CONTAINER    

WHAT IS THE BLUE CONTAINER TO BE USED FOR? 

The blue container for recyclable items is for disposing glass jars and bottles, plastic jars and bottles, metal and aluminum cans, and all clean paper. View a list of items you can and can't recycle. Do not place clothes in your recycling cart or leave large bags of clothes on the curb as Republic Services will not pick them up. Take them to a charity or Goodwill collection site. (Download a list of items accepted/not accepted by Goodwill).  Local donation centers include:

  • The Salvation Army, 1010 East Main Street, Alhambra, call 626-281-2100 or 1-800-SA-TRUCK
  • Vietnam Veterans of America, call 1-800-775-VETS or 1-800-775-8387
  • Goodwill Pasadena Donation Center, 112 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, call 626-449-3721
BLUE CONTAINER MEASUREMENTS:

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

 Permits, Licenses, & Applications

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