Articles Tagged With ‘Regional Water Resources Control Board’




Regional water board fines Paso Robles $495,000

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board levied a $495,000 fine Friday against the city of Paso Robles for discharging treated sewage with excessive levels of pollutants into the Salinas River. The violations occurred... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district agrees to end litigation, pay fine

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board announced Wednesday that the state has agreed to settle litigation and permit the district to pay a $1.19 million fine levied because of... (Continue reading)

EXCLUSIVE: Former sanitation plant manager tied to racially charged emails

By KAREN VELIE More than a dozen emails laced with racial epithets and allegations of wrongdoing have been sent to the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District over the past six months from an... (Continue reading)

Legal counsel battles board

BY KAREN VELIE Amid allegations he had repeatedly failed to follow board direction, the San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board will review the performance of district legal counsel Mike Seitz on Jan. 21. At... (Continue reading)

Californians facing $500 a day water fines

After very few Californians listened to Gov. Jerry Brown plea to conserve water, the state is poised to slap water wasters with fines of up to $500 a day. [Mercury News] The state Water Resources... (Continue reading)

Paavo Ogren’s fictional presentation

Letter by Julie Tacker the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board At the September 17, 2013 San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting, after considerable public comment, Director of Public Works, Paavo Ogren,... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach attorney warns council to keep quiet

Grover Beach’s city attorney has warned the council and staff not to provide information to state investigators related to a 2010 sewage spill. Attorney Martin Koczanowicz said that if the South San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)