wastewater treatment plant

Another View: The plunder of Colfax

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom McClintock (R-Granite Bay), who lives in Elk Grove, made the following remarks Dec. 1 on the House floor. In the remarks the Congressman discus ...

Supes to vote Dec. 6 on sewer planning

LINCOLN?— A Lincoln city councilman responded to skeptical questions about sewer regionalization during this week’s Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting. Placer Co ...

Wastewater treatment plant ready for the sun

Auburn’s wastewater treatment plant will now run with a little help from the sun. The city of Auburn is holding a press conference for its Auburn Wastewater Treatment Plant Sola ...

Clogged drain results in 14,000-spill at sewer plant

A clogged drain at Colfax’s wastewater treatment plant recently resulted in more than 14,000 gallons of water seeping into the ground over a period of days. In a report to the C ...

Judge rules in lawsuit

The U.S. District Court issued a ruling on Nov. 2 requiring the city of Colfax to comply with their 2008 settlement agreement with Allen and Nancy Edwards, who live downstream of t ...

City contracts with former Congressman Doolittle

Colfax City Council members approved a consulting agreement with former U.S. Representative John Doolittle on Wednesday evening. Council members hope Doolittle can use his experien ...

City approves $17,000 for wastewater study

The city of Auburn is spending $17,000 on a study that will determine whether it is feasible and cost-effective to regionalize its wastewater treatment plant. The study is being c ...

City loses another round in court

The city of Colfax may have lost its plea for leniency. On April 22, a Federal judge denied the city’s appeal of contempt charges based on violations of a 2008 settlement agreem ...

City faces contempt charges over sewage pollution

The city of Colfax is facing more than $2 million in penalties for ongoing wastewater treatment violations Colfax residents Allen and Nancy Edwards and the Oakland-based Environme ...

Stop the presses: Project bids lower than estimate

Bronzing the notebook while wondering why so many people decline to let their deeds stand as a memorial and, instead, keeping pushing for a statue or brass plaque ... On the othe ...