California Could Limit 'Flushable' Wipes Tied To Sewer ClogsLegislation in California that advanced on Thursday would require products that cannot be flushed down the toilet to be clearly labeled as such.
Downpour Leads To Massive Sewage Spill In San AnselmoWorkers on a Ross Valley Sanitization District sewer replacement project in San Anselmo were caught off guard by a sudden rain downpour that resulted in a 100,000-gallon sewage spill.
Locals Complain About Terrible Stench In North San Jose NeighborhoodA sickening stench is hanging over a North San Jose neighborhood, despite recent sewer repairs.
Firefighters Rescue Man Who Got Lost Exploring San Francisco SewersA police officer heard him through a sewer grate and called firefighters.
Firefighters Work To Rescue Man Trapped In Sewer Pipe In Oakland Fire crews have spent over eight hours trying to rescue a man who is trapped in a the ground next to a 10-foot sewer line in East Oakland, according to the Oakland Fire Department.
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.
Bay Area’s Tri-Valley Residents Keep Recycled Sewer Water In DemandMany of the Bay Area’s Tri-Valley residents can’t get enough of treated sewer water used for plants, trees and lawns. It’s so much that the Dublin-San Ramon Services District is having a tough time keeping up with demand.
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.
Petaluma Target Store Evacuated After Sulfur Smell Emanates From Busted Sewer DrainEmployees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.
East Bay Water, Sewer Rates Headed HigherWater rates at the East Bay’s largest water district are on the increase beginning next month.
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.
Another Sewage Problem Causes Foul Odor During Oakland A's GameThe Oakland Athletics dealt with another sewage problem yesterday, this time in their dugout instead of the clubhouse area and nearby hallway.
Repairs To Sinkhole In San Francisco’s Presidio Heights Expected To Take A WeekA 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.
Sewage Truck Falls Into SF Haight District SinkholeA 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.