Posts Tagged ‘Sewage’


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500 gallon sewage spilled along the Bob Jones Bike Trail

A broken sewer line in Avila Beach caused approximately 500 gallons of raw sewage to spill out along the Bob Jones Bike Trail between the Avila Beach Golf Course and Coffee Berry Place on Sunday. Bikers and walkers along the... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district delays vote on Wallace’s performance

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board delayed making a decision on plant administrator John Wallace job performance during a special meeting Monday evening. The district’s board chair Tony Ferrara, a staunch supporter of Wallace, called the special... (Continue reading)

Price Canyon debate continues in Pismo Beach

People for and against the Spanish Springs development are talking about potential transformations to the community if the Pismo Beach project proposal successfully finds its way through the process. Both sides have made claims. Proponents and city staff have been... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission approves Pismo Beach seawall

The California Coastal Commission approved a proposed Pismo Beach seawall Wednesday at its meeting in the city of Pismo Beach. City officials say that a seawall is necessary near Memory Park in Shell Beach at Seacliff Drive and Baker Avenue... (Continue reading)

Cayucos votes to pull sewer permit application

Cayucus Sanitary District Board voted 4-1 on Monday to withdraw its application with the Coastal Commission to build a new sewer plant at the site of the current plant in Morro Bay. In 2003, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews’ top stories of 2012

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF “Law enforcement officers have names for the girls offering them sex on the beat: Badge Bunny. Holster Sniffer. Uniform Jumper. Handcuff Hugger. In Paso Robles, brethren in blue have one more: The Chief.” And with those words... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit alleges Wallace intentionally mismanaged sewage plant

By KAREN VELIE EDITOR’S NOTE: See a claim filed by six Oceano homeowners against South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation plant administrator John Wallace at the bottom of this story. Six Oceano homeowners filed a lawsuit on Dec. 18 that claims... (Continue reading)

Sanitation plant failures threaten groundwater

By KAREN VELIE During an inspection of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation plant earlier this year, federal Environmental Control Agency (EPA) inspectors discovered several self-monitoring and biosolid handling deficiencies that could result in groundwater contamination, according to a... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district regulatory woes escalate

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District is facing another fine for the third release of improperly treated sewage into the Pacific Ocean in less than four months, with each release larger than its predecessor. Sanitation... (Continue reading)

Wallace Group loses contract, gains others

Spooked by a $1.1 million fine levied against a public entity due to mismanagement by the Wallace Group, agencies throughout the area are reevaluating relationships with the engineering firm and its owner, John Wallace. Oceano Community Services District Board members,... (Continue reading)



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