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 in La Jolla

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

January 21, 2010

An estimated 5,025 gallon sewage spill occurred today from a manhole at 6241 Waverly Ave in La Jolla. The cause of the spill is blockage from roots. The spill started 1:23 PM and ended at 2:30 PM today when crews from the City of San Diego Wastewater cleared the blockage. All the 5,025 gallons of the sewage flowed into a storm drain that leads to the Pacific Ocean at La Canada Street. Signs warning of sewage contamination are posted at all beach-lines access points from Kolmar Street at La Jolla Strand Park south to Sea Ridge Drive at Pacific Beach Point and will remain in place until samples confirm the water is safe for recreational use.

For updates on beach closure information please call the 24-hr. hotline at (619) 338-2073 or go to www.sdbeachinfo.com


Email Updates  Get County news and information delivered to your inbox

           

Add to Google