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Oakley Science Week at Ironhouse Sanitary District
Take a hayride tour and learn how Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) turns dirty water into sustainable, clean recycled water ready for reuse. Get up close and personal with those amazing raptors that fly high up in the sky in your backyard. Learn the importance of conserving water, learn how water gets from your house to ISD’s Water Recycling Facility through a complex system of pipes and pumps. It’s all happening at this year’s Oakley Science Week at ISD. 

This year Oakley Science Week takes place April 7 to the 14. As usual, ISD is hosting the last Saturday, April 14, of the program along with the Diablo Water District and the City of Oakley. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. [more...]


Join us at ISD's Residential Recycled Water Fill Station Grand Opening Celebration
Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) will be celebrating the re-grand opening of its Residential Recycled Water Fill Station on Saturday, June 10 with a hot dog barbecue from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Fill Station hosted a soft opening this week to get ready for the summer. The Fill Station will still be open Monday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. [more...]

ISD’s Residential Recycled Water Fill Station will reopen on Saturday, June 3
Ironhouse Sanitary District (ISD) will reopen its Residential Recycled Water Fill Station beginning June 3. The Fill Station, open to all Oakley and Bethel Island residents as a free service, provides clean recycled water for outdoor irrigation use for backyard gardens, lawns and trees. [more...]

Five ways you can fight holiday FOG build up
Delicious meals bring families and friends together during the holidays but don’t let a clogged drain spoil your plans this holiday season. FOG down the drain (intentional or unintentional) can cause major sewage backups, clogs and overflows. FOG can cause serious sewage issues and costly repairs for homeowners. Clogged pipes can also overflow into homes, yards, streets and the Delta. [more...]

Residential Recycled Water Fill Station remains open during winter months
As there is still a continued interested in using recycled water for residential irrigation throughout Oakley and Bethel Island, Ironhouse Sanitary District will continue to offer free recycled water through the District’s Residential Recycled Water Fill Station. Winter hours at the Fill Station will be Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. These hours should remain until late March. [more...]