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Utilities - Water and Wastewater


Sutter County Waterworks District No. 1



The Sutter County Waterworks District No. 1 (SCWWD #1) is responsible for providing water and wastewater services to the Community of Robbins. The water system currently operates one active groundwater well, one backup groundwater well and one storage tank that provides the Community's residents with potable water. The active groundwater well incorporates treatment for iron and manganese.

The wastewater system currently serving the community is a Septic Tank Effluent Pumping (STEP) system. It was constructed in 1997 and was funded by a Small Community Grant, a State loan, and a County general fund loan. The wastewater system treats on average 10 million gallons of wastewater per year using primary and secondary treatment technology.

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Rio Ramaza Community Services District



The Rio Ramaza – Community Services District (CSD) is responsible for providing wastewater services to the Community of Rio Ramaza. Currently, the nine homes in the Rio Ramaza Subdivision are served by 1.5 miles of sewer line, a sewer lift station and two wastewater ponds. Treatment capacity is 10,000 gallons per day (gpd), but the existing Average Daily Wastewater Flow (ADWF) is only 1,400 gpd.

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Reporting an Emergency Affecting Utilities

To report major water leaks, a severe drop in water pressure, evidence of tampering with the water system (including the use of a fire hydrant for purposes other than fire suppression), or any type of emergency affecting utilities, please call (530) 822-7400, or after business hours call the Sutter County 24-hour dispatch line at (530) 822-7307

For information concerning billing, please call (530) 822-7400 during normal business hours.