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10:00 AMBeach Clean-up at Sand City
FDA Advises Consumers, Tattoo Artists, and Retailers to Avoid Using or Selling Certain Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms
The FDA is alerting consumers, tattoo artists, and retailers of the potential for serious injury from use of tattoo inks that are contaminated with bacteria. Tattoo inks contaminated with microorganisms can cause infections and lead to serious health injuries when injected into the skin during a tattooing procedure, since there is an increased risk of infection any time the skin barrier is broken.
Shellfish Safety Notification: Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Santa Cruz County
Dangerous levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins have been detected in mussels from Santa Cruz County. The naturally occurring PSP toxins can cause illness or death in humans. Cooking does not destroy the toxin. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising consumers not to eat sports-harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Santa Cruz County.
Monterey County Old Jail Reuse Request for Proposals to be Released
RFP for Old Monterey County Jail will be available online May 9, 2019 after 12:00 p.m.
5/8/2019 3:52:00 PM
Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
The Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan (OWMP) was adopted by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors on December 15, 2009. On February 24, 2010, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board approved the OWMP and its recommendations. The Environmental Health Bureau is currently evaluating onsite wastewater in the Carmel Highlands based on the intent of the OWMP and plans to return to the Board of Supervisors to recommend approval of amendments to County code as prescribed by the OWMP. Below are supporting documents.
|Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
||Downloadable PDF of the Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
|Carmel Highlands Nitrogen Management Area Map||Map Information
|OWTS Performance Evaluation||Downloadable Conventional Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Performance Evaluation
|Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Study - 2009||Downloadable Onsite wastewater study for the Carmel Highland from 2009