Amendment to the
Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region
to Prohibit On-Site Wastewater Disposal Systems (OWDSs)
in the Malibu Civic Center Area

(updated November 18, 2009)

On November 5, 2009, the Regional Board adopted the resolution to prohibit on-site wastewater disposal systems (septic systems) in the Malibu Civic Center area.  The prohibition applies to all dischargers in the Civic Center area, including commercial and industrial facilities, public facilities, and residences. New septic discharges are no longer allowed and existing commercial and industrial dischargers and public facilities must cease discharge by November 2015 and residences by November 2019.  For further information, click here.