Calif. City Settles Water Board's Sewer Overflow Claims

Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT) -- San Bruno, Calif., reached a tentative $621,100 settlement made public May 27 with the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board over more than 1.9 million gallons in sewer overflows that were discharged and never recovered.

The settlement agreement is in regards to a February 2010 administrative complaint the board filed against San Bruno, accusing it of water code violations related to 148 sanitary sewer overflows that occurred between December 2004 and December 2009 and entered surface and ground waters. The city's money will go...
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