SLO sewage spill closes Avila Beach

October 26, 2012

Port San Luis and Avila Beach were closed Friday after 1,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into local waterways because of a blocked sewer lateral near 1585 Calle Joaquin Road in San Luis Obispo.

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.

 







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As the world turns

Is the spell due to the Avila Beach Community Service District? If so, Wallace Group is the District Management and Engineer for the District. http://wallacegroup.us/db/project_results/Search.php?SearchID=1&DatabaseID=1&Market%5B%5D=__ALL__&Divsions%5B%5D=__ALL__&ProjectTitle=Avila+Beach+Community+Services+District+SSMP%2C+FOG

obispan

News flash. There is ALWAYS raw sewage in SLO Creek as it it the toilet for dozens of people. I’ve seen a pile of feces 18″ high x 30″ across under a horizontal tree branch being washed into the creek by a heavy rain. Every time I see kids playing in the warm water at the mouth of the creek in Avila I cringe. But the homeless are politically untouchable and are free to foul the creek with their waste creating a minefield of turds and broken glass.

obispan

Because they’re not being used just as bathrooms. You homeless advocates are completely f’g blind to reality..

obispan

So I get to shit in the creek and break 40oz bottles of malt liquor? I’d like to think the police might have something to say about that but if that’s my right I’d be depriving myself of the RIGHTS if I didn’t.

Russ J

I like drinking 32 oz. heinekens down by the creek but I don’t shit in it.

SLOChildrenAtPlay

Too bad this spill wasn’t caused by the negligence of a single city employee, who then tried to cover it up and keep it a secret. At least then we would have had our first candidate for the 2012-2013 SLO “Employee Of The Year” award.

The Gimlet Eye

That’s what you get when you hire the “best and the brightest.”

boom-shaka

Seems like this sh#t happens over and over again.

The Gimlet Eye

That’s because “best and the brightest” are repeat offenders.

Government is like that. It’s where “the worst rise to the top.”

slomike

Vigilant……Red-Legged Frogs.

R.Hodin

We are all Red-Legged Frogs now.