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Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Target Store Evacuated After Sulfur Smell Emanates From Busted Sewer Drain

Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.

15 hours ago

water, drinking, tap, flouride,

East Bay Water, Sewer Rates Headed Higher

Water rates at the East Bay’s largest water district are on the increase beginning next month.

06/11/2014

(CBS)

Clogged Sausalito Sewer Pipe Sends 50,000 Gallons Of Wastewater Into Bay

A clogged plastic sewer pipe near a south Sausalito home caused more than 50,000 gallons of wastewater to spill into the San Francisco Bay this week.

11/27/2013

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)

Another Sewage Problem Causes Foul Odor During Oakland A’s Game

The Oakland Athletics dealt with another sewage problem yesterday, this time in their dugout instead of the clubhouse area and nearby hallway.

09/18/2013

A sinkhole formed at the intersection of Lake Street and Second Avenue in San Francisco's Richmond District on May 6, 2013. (CBS)

Repairs To Sinkhole In San Francisco’s Presidio Heights Expected To Take A Week

A large sinkhole that appeared Monday in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood will likely take the rest of the week to repair, according to a spokesman for the city’s Public Utilities Commission.

05/07/2013

A sinkhole nearly swallows a utility truck in San Francisco.  (Photo Courtesy: Haighteration.com)

Sewage Truck Falls Into SF Haight District Sinkhole

A sinkhole in San Francisco’s Haight District partially swallowed a sewage system cleaning truck Monday evening, an incident captured in photos by local blog Haighteration.

11/27/2012

Beach cleanup scene (CBS)

Section Of Ocean Beach Closed After Sewage Discharge

A section of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach remained closed Wednesday afternoon as crews work to clean up a sewage discharge. The beach has a no-swimming advisory as water quality tests are conducted

11/21/2012

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

toilet, flush, water

San Rafael Woman Flushes Gold Necklace Away; Sewer Workers Find It

A San Rafael woman has her gold necklace back months after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet.

02/09/2012

sewer cover, sewage, manhole

Judge Orders Bay Area Cities To Upgrade Sewer Systems

A federal court has ordered seven municipal sewage systems to upgrade leaky facilities which have spewed millions of gallons of sewage into San Francisco Bay this winter.

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