Welcome to the Hood Septic-to-Sewer Conversion Project webpage.
Here you will find project information, updates, resources, and
For decades, Hood property owners have relied on septic systems
to dispose of sewage. These systems pose a number of
environmental challenges, and some systems may no longer be in
compliance with Sacramento County Code and State requirements.
In 2018, SacSewer identified a grant program through the State of
California that could potentially pay for the construction and
connection costs to convert Hood’s residential properties to
During initial community outreach, many homeowners expressed
interest in converting from septic to sewer service. Based on
that support, SacSewer proceeded with the application to secure
the State Grant. While projected funding shortfalls initially
made the project’s viability uncertain, the Sacramento County
Board of Supervisors approved American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
funds to help offset the costs of design and engineering. As a
result, SacSewer is now proceeding with the design phase for the
Though there is still much work to be done and full State funding
for construction is yet to be secured, if most property owners
express interest in connecting to sewer service, state funding
approval could be forthcoming in 2023-24.
If you have any questions or comments, please call our
Septic-to-Sewer Conversion hotline at (916)