Sewage Contamination Shuts Down Imperial Beach Shoreline

December 22, 2013 11:51 PM

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The Imperial Beach shoreline was closed to water contact today because authorities suspected that currents were pushing sewage- tainted runoff from the Tijuana River north, county officials said.

The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health extended its existing closure order north from the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge to Carnation Avenue in Imperial Beach. Sewage-tainted runoff in the Tijuana River that had been entering the Tijuana Estuary after recent rainfall was...

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