sewer

Potential future Auburn regional sewer capacity OK’d

  Auburn has reserved future space on the soon-to-be-built regional wastewater link between North Auburn and Lincoln’s sewage treatment plant. The Auburn City Council ...

Placer sewer pipeline dig to slow Auburn Folsom Road traffic

    Auburn Folsom Road between Loomis and Granite Bay may be slower-going for drivers over the next several months. Placer County has started work on construction of a ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

North Auburn sewer-fee increase fight brewing

With a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn set to go to a vote by the Placer County supervisors on Tuesday, opponents are organizing for a possible challenge. The ch ...

Reader input: Sewer in disrepair despite millions in taxes

Every homeowner in SMD No. 1 who pays the sewer tax should protest the recently announced tax increase. Placer County has been collecting this tax for decades. A few years ago when ...

Reader input: Keep the money in North Auburn

I attended the public hearing on April 9 on the sewer project, low turn out of SMD1 customers. (Journal. April 10) From attending the hearing and talking with the engineers here ...

Monthly $13.78 sewer hike proposal for North Auburn

  A proposal for a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn will be presented to the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council on Tuesday. The fee hike would affect a ...

Auburn mayor alone in flushing regional sewer idea

  Auburn City Council kept the prospect of joining a $100 million regional sewer project alive Monday, but Mayor Kevin Hanley strongly opposed it, saying it would be “o ...

Supes commit to Applegate-Winchester sewer-pipe link

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors have given the OK to the construction phase of a $7.7 million regional sewer connection project for a small wastewater system in Applegate tha ...

North Auburn-to-Lincoln regional sewer wins key Placer supes support

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a regional sewer pipeline to Lincoln from North Auburn that the county estimates will cost $73 million. That figure c ...

Colfax, Placer sewer help on the way?

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Granite Bay) is wading into the high cost of sewer-plant upkeep for local government and highlighting the recent problems of Colfax. McClintock, an Elk ...

Diapers, towels don’t go with the sewer flow, Placer County warns

Diapers, wet wipes, towels and disposable dusts cloths are some of the enemies Placer County is putting on its “most unwanted” list when it comes to wastewater flows. Whether ...

Smoke returns to 49 Fire site – to aid Auburn subdivision's recovery

Smoke returned this week to a neighborhood hard hit by the 49 Fire. This time though, the smoke was safe – and its presence came with plenty of warning. Placer County environme ...

Placer County supes hike North Auburn sewer rates

North Auburn seniors gave Placer County supervisors an earful Tuesday on a 21 percent increase starting in July on sewer bills for homeowners – from $67.84 to $82 a month. Many ...