Delta Diablo Welcome Video
As a component of our support for Linked Learning opportunities with high schools in our service area, Delta Diablo staff collaborated with students from Antioch High School Media & Visual Arts Academy to produce a series of videos on our agency as their end of year school project. The first one was titled “Welcome to Delta Diablo” and can be viewed below.
Educational video explaining how to prevent fats, oils, and greases (FOG) from damaging homes and the environment. Sewer overflows and backups can cause health hazards, damage home interiors, and threaten the environment. An increasingly common cause of overflows is sewer pipes blocked by grease. Grease gets into the sewer from household drains, garbage disposals, and kitchen sinks. Intended audience is 5th grade science students. Winner of 2008 Best Educational/Amateur Video (Chris Wiggins and Trevor Marsh), California Water Environment Association Film Festival.
"Recycled Water is a Valuable Resource for San Francisco Bay Area" Documentary
Delta Diablo operates one of the largest industrial water recycling facilities in Northern California. Located 50 miles east of San Francisco in the heart of the California Delta, it has generated 21 Billion Gallons of recycled water since 2000. This short documentary demonstrates how an award-winning water quality agency processes recycled water to meet the State's strict regulatory requirements while providing beneficial reuse at two (2) local power plants where it supplies tower cooling water, landscape irrigation at twelve (12) city parks and two (2) local golf courses, and dust control.
2016 East Bay Innovation Award
Delta Diablo was selected as the 2016 East Bay Innovation Award Catalyst from the East Bay Economic Development Alliance. Presented at the Fox Theater in Oakland on February 25 2016, in front of an audience of hundreds from business, government and the non-profit sectors, the event was a result of months-long competition for the best use of innovation across eight industry sectors. Over 100 nominations for the eight categories were submitted. This Catalyst award recognizes Delta Diablo for “transcending organizational boundaries to pull East Bay assets together in new ways and/or catalyze new thinking or processes”. The following video contains additional information.
Wipes Clog Pipes
Kudos to Central Contra Costa Sanitary District for creating a great new video to engage kids about the importance of what not to flush down the toilet: Hey Kids! Did you know that clogged toilets can cause icky sewage overflows? One of the main causes for clogged pipes is so-called "flushable" wipes. These wipes are meant for the trash can, not the toilet! So please, remember, if it's not pee, poop, or toilet paper, don't flush it!
What to Flush
Congratulations to Orange County Sanitation District for their engaging and informative video on "what to flush". Watch here for tips on how to protect your home, our environment and the wastewater treatment facility which operates 24/7/365 to protect public health