COVID: South Bay Sewage Tests Show Signs of Omicron DeclineData collected from wastewater in Santa Clara County show strong indications that COVID cases from the omicron variant could be on the decline.
Coronavirus Found in Yosemite National Park SewageTests of untreated waste water from Yosemite National Park have confirmed the presence of coronavirus and the recently-reopened park is cutting the number of vehicle passes in half.
Coronavirus Update: Disinfecting Wipes Being Flushed Down Toilets Causing Major Pipe ProblemsAmid the coronavirus scare, sterilizing cleaning wipes are flying off of store shelves. Unfortunately, many of those wipes are ending up in sewer systems.
3 Arrested After Raw Sewage From RV Dumped Into Santa Rosa Storm DrainThree people were arrested after allegedly pouring an entire tank of raw sewage - approximately 50 gallons - from a recreational vehicle into a storm drain on Saturday night.
North Bay Septic Service Owner Gets Jail For Illegally Dumping Raw SewageThe owner of a septic waste hauling company was sentenced Wednesday for dumping raw human waste into a manhole in Rohnert Park, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.
Febreze Freshens Up Town After 'Poop Train' Wreaks HavocCarloads of the odor-eliminating products, produced by Procter & Gamble, were recently delivered to residents in Parrish, Alabama after a New York City "poop train" was hauled away on April 17.
Monterey County Beach Closed After Sewer ContaminationThe Monterey County Health Department has closed San Carlos Beach after a sewage spill Friday contaminated the water.
Monterey Beach Closed After Sewage Spill At Cannery Row RestaurantThe Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau closed a centrally located beach Thursday morning due to a sewage spill from a Cannery Row restaurant.
California Drought Taking Serious Toll On Aging Sewer System In San FranciscoCalifornia’s severe drought is taking a serious toll on San Francisco’s aging sewer system.
Storms Prove Too Much For Pacifica Waste Treatment Plants; Residents Asked To Conserve
San Francisco Preps Storm Drains In Anticipation Of Flooding In Mission DistrictSan Francisco is scrambling to prepare for a powerful storm in an area of the city notorious for flooding during heavy rain.
City Of Oakland Asks Residents To Adopt, Clean Storm DrainsOfficials from the City of Oakland say they'd like the public's help keeping storm drains clean this rainy season.
East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF BayThe East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.
Marin County Unveils Program That Turns Food Scraps, Sewage Into Energy Marin County’s garbage and sewer services have teamed up to turn food scraps and wastewater into energy in a new program unveiled Tuesday in San Rafael.
Clogged Sausalito Sewer Pipe Sends 50,000 Gallons Of Wastewater Into BayA 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.