Sewage

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Cleaning Wipes Used In Homes And Offices Clogging Bay Area Sewer Pipes

Those handy wipes used for disinfecting your office space or picking up kitchen spills are causing back ups in sanitation plants in the Bay Area.

07/17/2013

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sewage At O.Co Coliseum Cleaned Up In Time For A’s Return

That new carpet smell sure was a pleasant one Tuesday, when the A’s began an eight-game homestand.

06/25/2013

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Clogged Pipe Blamed for A’s Stadium Sewage Backup

Officials have a clogged pipe was to blame for a sewage backup at the Oakland A’s stadium over the weekend that created a stink and pools of water in the clubhouses used by the A’s, the visiting Seattle Mariners and the umpires.

06/20/2013

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coliseum Sewage Problem Forces A’s, Mariners Into Same Locker Room

A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday’s game.

06/17/2013

Cruise Ship 'Triumph'

Oakland Woman Describes Horrific Conditions Aboard Carnival Cruise Gone Wrong

An Oakland woman who was aboard the stranded Carnival cruise ship Triumph describes the horrific conditions on the boat after the power went out causing some major sewage problems.

02/18/2013

San Jose Water Pollution Control Plant (City of San Jose)

Employee Exodus Puts San Jose Wastewater Treatment Plant At Risk

A wave of resignations at San Jose’s waste water treatment plant has put the operation at a high risk for a “catastrophic failure,” according to a newly-released report.

08/13/2012

A crew works to replace Marin sewage pipes following a December 2010 spill(CBS)

Settlement Reached In Marin County Sewage Spills

A Marin County sanitary district has settled its lawsuit against a South San Francisco-based construction company over two sewage spills that discharged more than 2.5 million gallons of wastewater.

08/09/2012

(CBS)

Marin County Creek Tested After Sewage Spill

The Ross Valley Sanitary District was taking water samples from a Greenbrae creek following a sewage spill.

07/05/2012

The flooded kitchen prep area of Stable Cafe on the 2100 block of Folsom St. in San Francisco, April 12, 2012. (CBS)

Storm Causes Sewage Overflow In San Francisco Mission District

San Francisco firefighters Thursday morning responded to a sewage overflow in the city’s Mission District.

04/12/2012

The Carnival Splendor

Strict New California Coast Sewage Rules Enacted For Cruise Ships

The Environmental Protection Agency Thursday signed a rule that bans cruise ships and other large vessels from dumping sewage within three miles of California’s coastline. Federal officials estimate this will cut down on 90 percent of the sewage that could previously be discharged legally.

02/10/2012

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