Organization and Staff

West Valley Sanitation District is governed by a Board of Directors, and staffed by 29 employees. The District staff is headed by the District Manager and Engineer and organized into two divisions: Administration and Information Services Division, and Engineering and Operations Division.

District Manager and Engineer

Jon Newby, our District Manager and Engineer, is responsible for the overall management of the District and implementation of board policy. He reports directly to the Board of Directors. Mr. Newby may be reached by telephone at (408) 378-2407 extension 103 or by e-mail at

Administration & Information Services

The responsibilities assigned to the division include:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Functions
  • Monthly Sewer Service Charges collected on Tax Roll
  • Budget
  • Annual Reports
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Records Management
  • Board of Directors Agenda & Support
  • Personnel & Human Resources
  • Coordination of the Clean Water Program
  • General District Administration

Engineering & Operations

The Engineering and Operations Division is responsible for the overall management of the sanitary sewer system, including:

  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Development Review
  • Engineering Design
  • Construction Management
  • Closed-Circuit TV Inspection & Analysis
  • Long Range Planning
  • Rehabilitation Projects
  • Fleet Management
  • Building & Grounds Maintenance

Additional activites performed by the District include issuance of sewer connection permits, response to customer inquiries, rate studies, commercial account analysis, mapping and information systems management.







The District provides on-call service response to sewer line and service lateral stoppages 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.







The Engineering and Operations Division inspects, through closed-circuit television, approximately 200,000 lineal feet of sewer each year. The inspection and analysis of the sewer system is the basis for the district's sewer rehabilitation program. The Division also cleans in excess of 1,725,000 feet of sewer line each year and responds to approximately 1,000 service requests per year.