Septic systems in Santa Barbara County: the red blotches indicate septic "clusters," or areas of heavy use. The big blotch in the middle of the county is Los Olivos/Santa Ynez area. The south coast map shows heavy concentrations along the coast and in creek areas, with the biggest cluster (at the left end of the coast) being Hope Ranch. These maps were made by GeoDigitalMapping, Santa Barbara, a business owned by HTO Board Member John Robinson. Before these maps were made (in 1999), nobody knew who was on sewer and who was on septic systems. This digital mapping of wastewater treatment is now in common usage around the state of California. John Robinson Gifted Santa Barbara County with the first quadrant map, when it was completed, during a Board of Supervisors hearing in 1999.