Baykeeper Updates Related to Sick of Sewage

Featured Stories: November 21, 2016
For San Francisco Bay, winter can bring a surge of pollution from sewage. Often the cause is the cooking and cleanup of rich foods, particularly holiday meals. Cooking rich foods like turkey, roasts, gravy, and desserts creates fats, oil, and grease that get washed down the drain during cleanup of...
BK In The News: August 1, 2016
San Francisco Bay is a draw for people who love water sports from swimming to kayaking to windsurfing. But some beaches on the Bay are contaminated by fecal pathogens, threatening the health of those who come for fun in and on the water. Now, spurred by new regulations for bacteria on our beaches,...
BK In The News: July 25, 2016
An employee released 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage — enough to fill 50 backyard swimming pools — by accident into San Francisco Bay. “It’s disappointing,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper executive director. “When you have human error, it’s really unfortunate. 950,000 gallons is a...
BK In The News: July 25, 2016
An employee who turned the wrong valve at San Jose's wastewater treatment plant this week sent 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage -- enough to fill 50 backyard swimming pools -- into San Francisco Bay. . ."It's disappointing," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper executive director. "950,000...
Page: November 24, 2014
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BK In The News: August 1, 2014
Six East Bay cities and the East Bay Municipal Utility District have reached an agreement with San Francisco Baykeeper and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that calls for upgrading aging sewer pipes to help prevent sewage overflows and spills reaching San Francisco Bay.
Blog Post: July 28, 2014
Sewer agencies serving nine East Bay cities have agreed to major upgrades to keep hundreds of millions of gallons of raw and undertreated sewage from polluting San Francisco Bay. The improvements will ultimately end the current practice of releasing massive amounts of undertreated sewage from the...
BK In The News: January 6, 2014
The City of Sausalito reported yet another sewage spill Thursday night, the second in two weeks, and it hasn't even rained.
Monthly Column: November 1, 2013
Will millions of gallons of raw and undertreated sewage get spilled into San Francisco Bay this rainy season? Baykeeper will monitor reports of spills and get that information out to the public in our interactive online map. Rainy-season sewage spills and overflows have contaminated the Bay for...
BK In The News: June 27, 2013
San Mateo County beaches are the second-worst in California when it comes to a key measure of bacterial pollution, according to a report released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council. . . Deb Self, Baykeeper Executive Director, said the key issue is deferred maintenance by sewage...

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