State Water Resources Control Board

Another View: Time is now to act on waste treatment

We in Placer County are facing a major challenge of a way to solve our waste treatment problems that loom over our cities and communities, and at the same time have the opportunity ...

Behind the Signature: Jim Bennett

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn. “Came here in 1988 to be normal folk again.” Job: “White-haired, silver-tongued retiree. Gradua ...

Supervisors support rollback of septic-system inspections

Placer County supervisors have added their support to a bill by Assemblyman Ted Gaines to stave off mandatory septic-system inspections. Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s meeting t ...

Proposed septic tank regulations would burden residents

The State Water Resources Control Board has proposed a new set of regulations governing the installation and inspection of all new and existing septic systems. The new regulations ...

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 ...

Inspection fee plan to air at MACs

A new State Water Resources Control Board proposal that could hit septic system users in the pocketbook will be discussed at a series of meetings this month in Placer County. With ...