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Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Sewer Rate Increase

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Discusses Sewer Rate Increase

Santa Clarita Valley sewage officials formally introduced a rate hike Monday of $16 each year for the next six years in order to pay for a state-mandated chloride-compliance plan. “The goal has been to protect the Santa Clarita Valley ratepayer from substantial fines,” said Grace Chan, chief engineer for the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District. The move ended the state’s Proposition 218 hearing process necessary for a rate change, which is expected to be approved at a Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meeting next Monday at Santa Clarita City Hall.

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SCV Sanitation District Officials To Host City Hall Meeting Tonight

SCV Sanitation District Officials To Host City Hall Meeting Tonight

Facing a fast-approaching deadline for chloride compliance, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials are hosting a public hearing Monday night at Santa Clarita City Hall. The 6 p.m meeting is a culmination of months of public outreach by officials seeking feedback on their plan to raise rates to pay for state-mandated chloride treatment. The SCV Sanitation District, which is responsible for the treatment of the local wastewater, proposed fee increases of approximately $17 per year over the next six years, said Dave Bruns, assistant head of financial management for the Sanitation Districts.

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Santa Clarita Settles With State Over Wastewater Chloride Fine

Santa Clarita Settles With State Over Wastewater Chloride Fine

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District has reached a settlement with the state of California over the district’s alleged failure to meet a deadline to comply with our valley’s wastewater chloride levels mandated by the state. The settlement reduces the original proposed fine from $280,000 down to $225,000. City of Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar says that while he’s happy ...

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