Keeping Costs Down
Our rates are among the lowest in the region. By being proactive and using the latest technologies, we have been able to provide high-quality service while protecting the environment.
Digital Mapping and Video Inspection Improves Maintenance by making it possible to view maintenance records and technical specifications for every pipe, with only a few mouse clicks.
Software Helps Set Maintenance Priorities based on digital mapping data and numerous other factors.
Computer Hydraulic Modeling analyzes the system under various conditions assisting with engineering review and design.
Asset Management Approach to Maintenance decreases maintenance and facility improvement costs while improving quality.
Transparent Financial Management
Financial managers have implemented General Accounting Standards Board principles to be transparent and accountable for costs and revenues. Over the years, auditors have commended NSD for its accounting practices.
Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Novato Sanitary District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association every year since its first 2010-11 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and represents a significant accomplishment.
AA Bond Rating. Financial appraisers have awarded NSD an “AA” rating, which means the District gets favorable rates for loans and bonds.
Rates among lowest in the region. Even with some of the lowest rates in the region, District services are high quality, safe, protect the environment and meet regulatory requirements.