SLO sewage spill closes Avila Beach
October 26, 2012
The sewage leaked into the ocean via Froom and San Luis Creeks, according to the San Luis Obispo County Health Department. The leak has been contained and repairs to the lateral are in progress.
Health officials are advising the public to avoid contact with Froom Creek in the vicinity of Calle Joaquin Road and Hwy 101, San Luis Creek from Calle Joaquin Road to Avila Beach and ocean waters off Avila Beach and Port San Luis.
Meanwhile, the beaches are closed until county health officials can determine if bacteria levels exceed state standards.