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.
A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday’s game.
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.
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.
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.
The Ross Valley Sanitary District was taking water samples from a Greenbrae creek following a sewage spill.
San Francisco firefighters Thursday morning responded to a sewage overflow in the city’s Mission District.
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.
A sanitary district serving parts of San Mateo County is responsible for 21 illegal sewage spills into a number of creeks and sloughs that drain into the bay, a federal judge has found.
The city of Palo Alto has launched a pipeline safety campaign designed to warn residents about the dangers of “cross bores.”