Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Livermore-Amador Valley Water Management Agency (LAVWMA) website and reviewing our Terms of Use. By visiting this website, you are accepting the terms of use as described below. The Terms of Use are a legally binding contract between you and LAVWMA. This contract sets out your rights and responsibilities when you use LAVWMA’s website, so please read it carefully. These terms of use and disclaimers are subject to change without notice.

Purpose of this Website

LAVWMA provides this website as a public service to inform customers and the public about the wastewater services LAVWMA provides; its regulatory and business practices; and water resource recovery and pollution prevention practices that benefit the community and the environment.


Public Domain

The information contained on the LAVWMA website is intended for public use.

Copyrighted Works

All text, data structures, data downloads, graphics (png, gif, jpeg or other image format), multimedia (video, animation, or vector graphics), and any software on this website is subject to state, federal and international copyright law and licensed for or owned solely by LAVWMA. Any unauthorized reproduction or use of these works or media is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 and other copyright laws associated with respective works on this website.

Use Policy

Unauthorized Use

Do not steal our stuff. Any user who uses copyrighted information from this website for unlawful purposes is violating our Terms of Use. Unlawful purposes include, but are not limited to, plagiarism, violation of End User License Agreement(s), or the use of “robots,” “spiders,” or other automated programs that crawl, scrape, spider, resend or redirect information without the prior written permission of LAVWMA.

Internet Attacks

Don’t try to harm our systems. You agree not to interfere with or try to disrupt our website, for example by distributing a virus or other harmful computer code. We will seek full enforcement of the law upon any user that knowingly or intentionally uses a set of instructions, such as a script or program, that has a purpose of deleting, modifying, overwriting, renaming, or altering any file, record or data structure in the LAVWMA internet web domain or its host server. We will blacklist from this web server and, as permitted by the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1984, pursue criminal investigation and prosecution by local, state, or federal authorities of any user that knowingly or intentionally produces a set of instructions that causes damage to the LAVWMA internet web server or any of its computer or electronic assets. Such sets of instructions include, but are not limited to, “SYN flood,” “denial of service,” Trojan horses, worms, viruses, and others as defined in Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1984, sections (a)2(B) and (a)3-7 o. These Terms will remain in effect even after your access to the website is terminated or your use of the website ends.

Limitation of Liability

This website is continually under development. Although our goal is to provide accurate and complete information, LAVWMA makes no warranties or guarantees regarding the correctness, adequacy, decency, fitness, quality, safety or timeliness of the information presented on its website, nor does it make any claim of fitness for a particular purpose of information on its website. As a condition of using this website, the user assumes all risk of harm or loss from use of information on this website and should conduct an independent investigation before relying on any information contained herein. You cannot sue us for content you access while using this website and release us from all liability relating to that content.
LAVWMA disclaims all liability for the reliability of information, whether through means of adequate information transmission, power, computer system up-time, or compromised application or data due to malicious user attacks such as “denial of service” or “SYN flood.”


If LAVWMA gets sued because of something that you did, you agree to defend and indemnify us. That means you will defend LAVMWA (including any and all of its officials, representatives, and contractors) and hold LAVMWA harmless from any legal claim or demand (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that arise from your actions, your use or misuse of our website, your breach of these Terms of Use, or your infringement on someone else’s rights. LAVWMA reserves the right to handle our legal defense however we see fit, even if you are indemnifying us, in which case, you agree to cooperate with us so we can execute our strategy.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws rules and the laws of the United States of America. Venue shall be in Contra Costa County.


External Links from Our Website

Our website has links to external sites that we believe may be useful to you. When you click a link to an external site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the privacy policy and terms of use of the new site. In addition, the following disclaimers apply to any external link added to the LAVWMA website:
Disclaimer of Endorsement: LAVWMA disclaims any advocacy, affirmation, or approval of businesses or other processes, services by trade name, trademarks, or manufacturers that may be present or referenced at one or more such external sites. LAVWMA does not endorse any non-governmental link with reference to businesses or other processes, trade names (trademarks, etc.), copyrighted information, patented information, any opinions, views, attitudes, beliefs, or values expressed by the reference.
Disclaimer of Liability: LAVWMA could not monitor and therefore does not make any warranty, explicit or implicit, regarding the content of an external website to which we have linked or is linked to us. LAVWMA disclaims any and all liability for the integrity or up-time of the site server of the site to which it is linked. LAVWMA disclaims any and all liability of correctness of information of internet web pages to which it is linked. LAVWMA makes no claims regarding the salability of information or content of internet web pages to which it is linked, and hereby disclaims any responsibility or liability thereof.
Inappropriate or Unrepresentative Content: LAVWMA will not knowingly create and/or maintain links that point to websites containing any of the following: profanity, personal attacks, or inappropriate language; content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on any basis protected by state or federal law;
sexual content or links to sexual content; content that promotes illegal activity; or information that may compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems or employees.


It is the goal of LAVWMA to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the affiliated recommendations which include Section 508 (a)-(p) of the Rehabilitation Act. In designing this website, our goal was to conform to “A” on the World Wide Web Consortium’s “Web Content Accessibility Guideline” version 1.0.


LAVWMA welcomes suggestions on how to improve the website and correct errors. Please direct any questions, comments, or concerns about the LAVWMA website Terms of Use to: info@lavwma.com.