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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 2:53 p.m.

City of Vancouver fined $60K for 2017 sewage spills

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.

Long-running sewage spill discovered at Naval Base Kitsap

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 …

King County must pay fine, make changes for sewage spill

King County must pay $361,000 in fines and make major changes following a massive sewage spill at its Seattle plant in February.

Sewage plant in Seattle back to normal operations

The state’s largest sewage treatment plant is back to normal operations after a February electrical failure resulted in flooding that damaged equipment.

Los Angeles sewage spill shuts down beaches 20 miles away

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 …

Sewage spills into Lake Roosevelt

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 …

Post Falls outage caused sewage spill

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 …