wastewater

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 ...

Lincoln unveils lower-cost regional wastewater plan to Placer supes

The city of Lincoln has come up with fresh figures that lop off more than half the original cost for a regional wastewater treatment solution. The system, which would pipe untreate ...

Congressmen to hold wastewater forum in Auburn

U.S. Reps. Tom McClintock and Wally Herger will conduct a forum in Auburn on Monday to discuss issues swirling around waste treatment in rural districts. The forum is scheduled fo ...

Cities, residents struggle on wastewater regulations

Regarding your Andy Lukkonen cartoon on Feb. 13: Your sense of humor is off base. The people in Auburn, Placer County, and the state are well aware of the condition of their septi ...

N. Auburn wastewater options facing resident cost concerns

With two expensive options being considered to comply with tightened state and federal water-quality rules, Supervisor Jim Holmes said fee-increase concerns were paramount at an in ...

Supervisors discuss wastewater options

Placer County Supervisors saw their first glimpse Tuesday of a parallel dilemma the county faces along with the City of Auburn on what to do to in order to meet ever-tightening sta ...