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Sanitation

Raw sewage oozes onto the sidewalk in San Francisco's Noe Valley.

SF Sidewalk Cleaners Can’t Keep Up With The Call Of Nature

San Francisco has been trying to clean the stench of urine from its streets, an aroma that in several neighborhoods serves as a daily reminder of the failure of a quality of life law passed more than a decade ago.

07/11/2013

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Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, Sanitation

Globally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.

05/04/2012

sewer cover, sewage, manhole

Ross Valley Sanitary District Blaming Contractor For 2010 Sewage Spills

Ross Valley Sanitary District Thursday alleged that “severe contractor negligence” was to blame for two December 2010 sewer spills.

CBS San Francisco–03/20/2011

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