Stories tagged: sewage spill
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined the city of Vancouver $60,000 for spilling nearly 600,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Columbia River.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton’s public works department says it has discovered another sewage spill – one that leaked an estimated 450,000 gallons of wastewater into Puget Sound over the past two …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
King County must pay $361,000 in fines and make major changes following a massive sewage spill at its Seattle plant in February.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
The state’s largest sewage treatment plant is back to normal operations after a February electrical failure resulted in flooding that damaged equipment.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
LONG BEACH, Calif. – At least 1.5 million gallons of sewage spewed from a 90-year-old pipe that burst in an industrial area near downtown Los Angeles, leading beaches to close …
Tue., June 26, 2012
High flows in the Columbia River helped dilute sewage spilled into Lake Roosevelt over the weekend from a British Columbia treatment plant, local health officials said. Heavy rains overwhelmed a …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2007
A power failure Sept. 19 at a Post Falls lift station resulted in somewhere between “2,000 and 10,000” gallons of sewage being spilled on the ground around the city’s Fourth …