wastewater treatment plant

Point: City working to fix wastewater plant

I attended the Wastewater Forum, hosted by Congressman Tom McClintock in Auburn on Sept. 27, and listened again to Alan Edwards make unfounded claims against the city of Colfax. ...

Could Abramowitz help Colfax out?

Instead of defaming Manager Kranz and Rep. Doolittle (ret.), we should thank them for the opportunity to preside over the success of Colfax. With Doolittle’s contacts perhaps t ...

City contracts with former Congressman Doolittle

Colfax City Council members approved a consulting agreement with former U.S. Representative John Doolittle on Wednesday evening. Council members hope Doolittle can use his experien ...

Council OKs fresh face for Fruit Exchange building

Colfax City Council members approved plans for renovations of a building within the historic Fruit Exchange district on Wednesday evening. “These are exterior improvements and c ...

Kranz takes battle to court of public opinion

Colfax City Manager Bruce Kranz wants the public to understand what the city is facing. Last week, Kranz posted an opinion piece, “Out of town lawyers out to clean out Colfax, ...

Sewers: what goes in must come out

What goes into the sewer eventually ends up at the city of Colfax’s wastewater treatment plant. The treatment plant is a complex biological facility. In order to maintain a good ...

City loses another round in court

The city of Colfax may have lost its plea for leniency. On April 22, a Federal judge denied the city’s appeal of contempt charges based on violations of a 2008 settlement agreem ...

City agrees to hire sewage plant consultant

Colfax City Council members tackled a new round of sewer-related ordinances Wednesday night. Council members agreed to enter into a three-year contract with Larry Walker Associate ...

City faces contempt charges over sewage pollution

The city of Colfax is facing more than $2 million in penalties for ongoing wastewater treatment violations Colfax residents Allen and Nancy Edwards and the Oakland-based Environme ...

Council takes emergency action on Wastewater plant

Colfax City Council members declared an emergency ordinance Wednesday evening to relocate and install new sand filters at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.It’s the ...