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John Minkel,
 Utilities Superintendent

Email   l  T.  (805) 491-8121

General Information:
Vickie Montgomery,
Assistant Analyst
Email   l  T.  (805) 491-8111

   9600 Santa Rosa Road,
Camarillo, CA 93012

Access by Hill Canyon Road

 Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

 
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Set amidst the natural beauty of City owned open space (approximately 60 acres), the modern Hill Canyon Wastewater Treatment Plant (HCTP) provides wastewater treatment for the City of Thousand Oaks. 

  • HCTP is a 14 million gallon per day capacity wastewater treatment plant serving the residents of Thousand Oaks.
  • HCTP currently treats an average of 8 million gallons of wastewater per day generated from its domestic, commercial, and industrial customers.
  • The incoming wastewater is treated to an advanced tertiary level, which renders it suitable for unrestricted reuse. 

Our staff of technologically proficient chemists, state-certified operators, control technologists, mechanics, and administrative support staff works diligently to insure environmental compliance is achieved in an economical and efficient fashion.

HCTP is well known for its process optimization, energy management, and sustainability efforts. 

  • Utilizes renewable energy produced from biogas and a solar array, which together supply  a large production of HCTP’s energy.
  • HCTP effluent is recycled for agricultural irrigation and local landscaping projects. 
  • Revenue, typically 300-400K annually,  from the sale of the effluent resource helps keep monthly sewer service charges low for our citizens. 

HCTP is viewed by City leadership and our Citizens as a true environmental asset.

Virtual Tour of HCTP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvD0L2Gn5zg

 

 Other Services Provided:

       Biosolids Tours                   History             Renewable Energy        Wastewater Collection
           Wetlands            Reclaimed Water             Wastewater Rates   

 

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