Malibu Sewage: Malibu Told To Dump Septic Tanks And Install Sewage Lines
Malibu Must Remove Septic Tanks and Install Sewage Lines
MALIBU — Malibu’s home and business septic tanks will soon be prohibited and the city will be required to install its first central sewage system and treatment facility after State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to ratify a recommendation by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.The 5-0 vote in Sacramento was applauded by environmental activists and surfers who contended that Malibu had for too long delayed solving the problem of sewage from faulty septic tanks leaking into Malibu Creek, Malibu Lagoon and Surfrider Beach.
This is an interesting article about Sacramento’s unanimous decision to prohibit septic tanks in Malibu. A victory to environmentalists who have long fought for a city wide sewer system in Malibu.