A stretch of coastline in Ocean Beach was declared unfit for swimming and surfing today due to an influx of sewage that poured out of a blocked sanitation pipeline near San Diego State University and flowed about 10 miles before entering the sea.
The wastewater spill at the intersection of Airoso and Del Cerro avenues began shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, according to the county Department of Environmental Health.
By the time city crews were able to halt the overflow about 90 minutes later, roughly 14,850 gallons of sewage had drained into the San Diego River, DEH spokesman Mark McPherson said.
Signs warning of contamination hazards will stand along the ocean shoreline at Dog Beach, just south of the mouth of the river, until follow-up testing deems the area safe again for recreational uses.
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