wastewater treatment

Regional sewer facility cost-efficient

During these difficult times there has been a cry for government entities to become more efficient and resourceful in how they use the taxpayers’ precious dollars. Locally, one c ...

Hanley a real ‘action figure’

Councilman Kevin Hanley makes things happen for Auburn. If he is not working with volunteers to clear fire breaks around our city, he is meeting with the business community creatin ...

Another View: Your city met many challenges throughout 2009

This is my final report to the community during this term as mayor of Auburn. As you know, mayors are selected from the city council on an annual basis. The rotation is determine ...

Wastewater treatment plant to get ultra-violet cleaning boost

Water in Auburn Ravine Creek is about to become a little cleaner. Auburn’s wastewater treatment plant, which drains into the creek near Ophir, is about to undergo improvements i ...

City Council further examines regional wastewater options

With the clock ticking, the Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to spend another month deciding whether to link up with the so-called regional sewer system at Lincol ...

Waste treatment flushes out concerns

Flushing a toilet isn’t supposed to add to stress levels. But septic system inspection proposals and wastewater treatment planning are adding another layer of stress to Placer C ...

Our View - Citizens must know how sewer decision will affect them

Local government needs to do much more to inform citizens about the looming wastewater treatment options, which will be costly, no matter which direction is taken. State and feder ...

Choose best long-term plan for water treatment

The Auburn City Council should vote to remove its discharge from Ophir Creek. The current situation is and will continue to be the most challenging and costly type of discharge in ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Wastewater treatment — spend more now or later?

Tuesday night’s Auburn City Council meeting should be about nothing more than simple economics. The question should be is it fiscally wiser to spend a couple of million bucks ...

City weighs options on needed sewer upgrades

City of Auburn officials are exploring an alternative option on how to meet state wastewater discharge requirements by 2010. Jack Warren, city public works director, told Auburn C ...