Lower Russian River Ombudsman

David Wood, Lower Russian River Ombudsman


My name is David Wood, and I am the Lower Russian River Ombudsman. My job is to provide residents of the lower Russian River area with assistance regarding their Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS, or septic systems). As a non-regulatory, informational resource, I can help with questions about regulations, provide you with confidential information about your septic system and help identify grants and financial assistance opportunities.

Contact Information

I can be reached by phone or email and am also available in-person during my office hours.
Phone: 707-806-4723

Office Location and Hours:

9925 Main Street, Monte Rio, CA 95462

• Wednesdays 3:00pm – 7:00pm
• Thursdays 9:00am – 12:00pm
• Other business days and Saturdays by appointment

Upcoming Events

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Meeting | 8:30am, Tuesday, May 22nd | Agenda

At their meeting on May 22nd, 2018, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors provided direction to PRMD staff regarding the revised LAMP (OWTS Manual). The Board directed staff to request a six-month extension to the submission deadline of the LAMP to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Resource Library

Use this web-library to access useful documents and videos. Learn more about regulations, financial assistance programs, and what you can do to keep your septic system running smoothly.


Grants and Financial Assistance Opportunities:

Septic Management Resources:

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