Your County Government Community
Services
Healthy
Kids & Families
Business
Resources
Environment Public Safety Jobs

County News

Latest News
County Recognition
County Television Network
Board Of Supervisors Meeting Video
Public Information Officers
County Officials Contact List

Sewage Spill Prompts Beach Closure in Del Mar

Printer Friendly
Font Size Extra Large Font Size Large Font Size Default
contamination sign

December 27, 2010

An estimated 3,375 gallon sewage spill occurred this morning at 14638 Camino de la Luna in the Fairbanks Ranch  area of San Diego.  The spill, which was caused by blockage of grease and  roots, started at 8:50 a.m. and ended at 9:55 a.m. when crews from the City of San Diego Waste Water Department removed the blockage.   

None of the sewage was recovered so an estimated 3,375 gallons of sewage flowed into Zanja Creek that leads to the San Dieguito River.  Signs warning of sewage contamination are posted 600 feet north and south at San Dieguito River outlet Del Mar and will remain in place until samples confirm the water is safe for recreational use.


Email Updates  Get County news and information delivered to your inbox

           

Add to Google