The Stanislaus County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will return to regular operating hours starting on Friday, June 19, 2020

Regular public operating hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  As previously scheduled, the facility will be closed on July 3rd and July 4th, 2020 in observance of Independence Day.  Holiday Closures of the HHW Facility for the remainder of 2020 are as follows:

  • Friday, November 27th (re-opening on November 28)
  • Friday, December 25th (re-opening on December 26)

All public swimming pools may reopen to the public beginning June 12, 2020. Please note that saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs should remain closed until further notice. This reopening has been approved by the California Department of Public Health and the Stanislaus County Public Health Officer, as part of the State’s gradual re-opening of California’s economy. To minimize COVID-19 exposure and to help prevent its transmission, please review the guidelines.


2020 Proposed Fee Workshop

Public meeting to discuss proposed additions and amendments to the Stanislaus County Master Schedule of Fees for the Department of Environmental Resources.

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About Us

Who We Are

Department staff is composed of dedicated professionals who skillfully interface with local, state and federal agencies to administer a comprehensive environmental protection program.

The department is headed by the Director of Environmental Resources and is comprised of two Assistant Directors, administrative staff, and seven separate divisions. Each division is led by a program manager.

Our Mission

We protect our community by promoting a safe and healthy environment.

Our Vision

Supporting our mission through a balance of science, education, partnerships and environmental regulation.

What We Offer

The department is a unique organization dedicated to public health and protection in Stanislaus County and the nine incorporated cities. This commitment to environmental protection is exemplified by the comprehensive programs provided. You are encouraged to become better acquainted with the services it provides.