AB 885

When citing septic tank dangers, list your sources

Another letter based on no data (“Gaines’ septic bill was shameful grandstanding,” April 17). Jim Cather, please provide the data you used to make the assumptions that septic ...

Support value, not lots of potty inspectors

In regards to “Gaines septic bill was shameful grandstanding” published April 17, an analogy was used of a auto with a smog system and comparing it to a septic system. It would ...

Gaines’ septic bill was shameful grandstanding

If anyone pays a sewage bill (instead of relying on a septic system), they need to take heed. A failing septic system can and does pollute our drinking water when it enters creeks, ...

State Water Resources Board lacks vision

Recent letters from readers have either castigated or praised the septic issue, AB 885. The legislation has merit but the proposed implementation standards and provisions of the St ...

Cities, residents struggle on wastewater regulations

Regarding your Andy Lukkonen cartoon on Feb. 13: Your sense of humor is off base. The people in Auburn, Placer County, and the state are well aware of the condition of their septi ...

Gaines, supes reckless in opposing AB 885

If you are in a properly functioning sewer district, count your blessings, but be sure to support implementation of AB 885 to ensure safe drinking water and creeks. Some folks with ...

Repeal septic system inspection legislation: Ted Gaines

The furor over mandatory septic system inspections and an estimated $325 fee that will have to be paid was evident at a town-hall meeting Thursday in Auburn. But there was also a ...

Where’s the pollution to warrant septic bill?

I am writing in reference to Assembly Bill 885. I don’t understand the reason behind this bill. Are there lots of streams and rivers that have been polluted by septic tanks? Is t ...

Proposed septic system inspection fee angers residents

Placer County residents have been packing meeting rooms and angrily speaking out during the past month over a new State Water Resources Control Board proposal that could hit septic ...