By Miriam Raftery
File photo: sewage line
March 22, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – The County is asking the public to help report suspected sewage spills by calling 619-660-2007.
A recent sewage spill at Los Coches Creek found during a recent inspection resulted in over 900,000 gallons of raw sewage flowing into the waterway, which remains closed pending results of water testing. It was contained the day it was discovered and is believed to have been flowing for more than two weeks. But it could have been far worse, since many sewer lines are cleaned and inspected only once a year.