Wastewater Conveyance Engineering

The Bureau of Engineering’s Wastewater Conveyance Engineering Division (WCED) is responsible for the design of the wastewater collection system as planned by the Bureau of Sanitation. WCED provides predesign and design for new sewers as well as rehabilitation of existing pipelines and pumping plant stations.  WCED also provides review of third-party development as it impacts the collection system to ensure the City’s facilities are protected.  The Design Standards Investigative Group (DSIG) provides review and approval of all products that are approved for use within the public right-of-way in the City.  DSIG also coordinates updates and revisions to Standard Plans, General Requirements and Technical Specifications used on City of LA projects.