Environmental Programs

Storm Water Quality Program
The City manages storm water quality issues in accordance with the Federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and the State issued Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.  Read more...

 Water Quality and Flood Protection
The City collects a Storm Drain User Fee from City residents and uses it to manage the repairs and improvements to storm drain infrastructure and drainage systems in the City.  Read more...
 
Landslide Management
RPV contains the largest slow moving active landslide in the State.  The landslide affects the Palos Verdes Drive South roadway, sewer lines, storm drainage, recreational assets and other utilities.  City Engineering staff are tasked with mitigating these effects to the maximum extent that is practical.  Read more...
 
Sanitary Sewer Management
While the City owns the collection system that serves most of the City, these pipes are maintained by the County through the various Consolidated Sewer Maintenance Districts that have annexed all residential properties with County standard sewer infrastructure.  Residents pay for this service through an annual assessment collected with their property tax. Read more...

 A small portion of the City is served by the Abalone Cove Sewer District, which has to be built outside of county standards due to land subsidence.  The Public Works Department manages this small system, which serves about 250 homes.  Read more...
    
To Report a Problem

If this is an emergency, call 911

For Sanitary Sewer Overflows, call the LA County Public Works Dispatch at 626-458-4357, 24 hours.
 
For Sewer Problems requiring immediate attention in the Abalone Cove Sewer District, call City Public Works at 310-544-5252 during business hours or call 310-521-3523 after hours.  Less urgent requests can be called in or reported using the City Service Request button below.

For surface runoff problems, such as street flooding, clogged catch basins or to report nuisance flows, call City Public Works at 310-544-5252 or report the issue using the City Service Request button below.