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Water outage: On Sunday, August 19, there was a water main break affecting many of the residents of Coronado Hills. All homes east of Indian Ridge (including that road) are out of water. Vallecitos crews are on site making the repairs. The estimated time for water service to be back on is Monday at 2:00 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Traffic alert: From August 6 through Monday, August 20, motorists can expect multiple lane closures along eastbound San Marcos Blvd. from Viewpoint Dr. to Knights Realm and westbound San Marcos Blvd. from Knights Realm to Rancho Santa Fe Ave. These closures will accommodate major roadway repair work resulting from the water main break that occurred on Tuesday, July 24 due to a decades-old corroded pipe. More info...

 

 

Household Hazardous Waste

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Household hazardous waste (HHW) includes a variety of materials that are typically ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic and have labels reading "caution," "warning," "danger," "poison," "toxic," "flammable," or "corrosive." HHW includes items such as solvents, paint, household cleaners, pool chemicals, automotive products and pesticides. These wastes must be properly disposed of and cannot be thrown away in household trash or poured down the drain. If they are poured down the sink or toilet, they will eventually make their way to one of the District’s wastewater treatment plants, where they can upset the treatment plant process. This can hinder our ability to recycle water for irrigation and can even pollute the ocean. These substances can also injure field staff that work on the sewer lines or the wastewater operators at the treatment plants.

To remedy this problem, the County of San Diego has established drop off sites where these substances can be taken free of charge. Residents living within the City of San Marcos, Carlsbad, Vista or Escondido may dispose of household hazardous waste with proof of City residency at the following Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facilities. Please contact the site for information on days and hours of operation:

Vista HHW Collection Facility
1145 E. Taylor Street
(800) 714-1195

Poway HHW Collection Facility
12325 Crosthwaite Circle
(800) 714-1195

For residents of Lake San Marcos and unincorporated areas of the County, please call (877) 713-2784 for current disposal information.