Articles Tagged With ‘Sewage’




Sanitation district and regulators at impasse

By KAREN VELIE Regional water resources control board officials have pulled the plug on settlement negotiations with the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District over a December 2010 raw sewage spill, and called an impasse. As a result, a... (Continue reading)

Sewage spill closes Moonstone Beach

Moonstone Beach was closed Sunday after 10,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean because of a a power outage at Cambria’s sewage treatment plant. The sewage was released into Santa Rosa Creek in the vicinity of Windsor Blvd. and... (Continue reading)

Sewage violations expensive for SLO

San Luis Obispo city taxpayers will pick up the $57,130 tab for a series of sewage dumps into local creeks dating back to 2008. The city violated water quality laws, according to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s... (Continue reading)

Shell Beach sewage spill prompts warning

The San Luis Obispo County Health Department is warning people to stay away from the ocean and beach in the area of Indio Street in Shell Beach because of a recent sewage spill. At about 8:20 p.m. on Friday, approximately... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district slams San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board fired back a response saying that the Grand Jury’s allegations of mismanagement at the district “were largely inaccurate,” which was posted on the Grand Jury website on Wednesday. The South County... (Continue reading)

Wallace found responsible for sewage plant deficiencies

Penalties against the chief operator at the south San Luis Obispo County sewage plant for failing to properly oversee the treatment facility have been reduced following an appeal that blamed administrator John Wallace for much of the plant's problems. Following reports... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district served notice for violations

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has been slapped with a notice of violation for the 12-hour raw sewage spill that occurred in December, 2010, according to an April 18 enforcement action that CalCoastNews received through a Public... (Continue reading)

Sewage spill closes Avila Beach

Port San Luis and Avila Beach were closed Friday after 1,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into the ocean because of a  leaking pressure main under a roadway near Avila Beach Drive at Ana Bay Road. The sewage leaked into... (Continue reading)

Sanitation board meeting turns contentious

Two members of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board sparred with board member Tim Hill and members of Surfriders over requests for an investigation into the financial cost of having the administrator of the district also act... (Continue reading)

Oceano sewage spill much larger than originally reported

Documents attached to emails obtained by CalCoastNews indicate that a sewage spill last December dumped 3 million gallons of raw sewage into Oceano neighborhoods, beaches and the Pacific Ocean, more than 30 times what was originally reported. [PDF] On December 19,... (Continue reading)