wastewater

Colfax next for tie-in to Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link?

With a 13.5-mile sewer pipeline due to tie in North Auburn to Lincoln’s treatment plant later this year, Colfax officials are re-examining the possibility of their city linki ...

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 ...

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

  Local control - over both future sewer rates and treated water - are part of the package of arguments opponents are bringing to current discussions on the regional sewer is ...

For $2.8M, Auburn keeps sewer talks open; council eyes new homeless shelter option

Just when Auburn’s involvement with the regional sewer project appeared to be ending, the City Council voted Monday to begin working on an agreement that would keep the door ...

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 ...

Auburn City Council to weigh regional sewer options

  The Auburn City Council will consider at its Monday meeting whether to continue pursuing the Regional Sewer Project. Entering the project with the City of Lincoln and Plac ...

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 ...

Placer supes in regional sewer standoff

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on regional sewer treatment is still at least a meeting away. On Tuesday, Supervisor Robert Weygandt failed in an attempt ...

Placer supes confront commitment issues on costly North Auburn sewer

Placer County’s sewer solution for the North Auburn area is going Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors with no clear favorite. Supervisors Jim Holmes and Robert Weygandt – the ...

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 ...

Another View: Decision near on wastewater project

Since taking office in January 2005, I have invested significant time and energy to find cost-effective and reliable solutions to meet North Auburn’s wastewater compliance requir ...

Placer County regional wastewater decision will have to wait

Placer County supervisors want more answers on a $92 million regional wastewater solution that would pipe sewage from Auburn and North Auburn to Lincoln. The city of Lincoln provi ...

Doolittle’s $30,000 Colfax lobbying contract up but wastewater problems remain

Far from flush with cash, the city of Colfax has just finished paying $30,000 for former U.S. Rep. John Doolittle to lobby for state and federal funding to help fund wastewater tre ...