Arguments from a homeowner in the San Geronimo Valley and confusion from staffers in Alameda County spurred the regional water board to clarify that Bay Area agencies need not adhere to stringent septic system standards outlined in a state policy passed in 2013.

Local governments can instead continue to apply their own regulations as they prepare Local . . .

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