Hundred gallons of sewage spill in Pismo Beach

June 20, 2024


An overflow of approximately 100 gallons of raw sewage flowing into the ocean near Pismo Beach resulting in a warning to avoid contact with ocean water, according to the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department.

At about 9 a.m. on Wednesday, sewage began pouring out of a manhole cover at the Pismo Coast Village Campground. The sewage flowed into Pismo Creek, then to the estuary and into the ocean.

Public health officials are warning residents to avoid contact with ocean water until samples indicate acceptable bacteria levels. Young children, older adults, and people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to these waterborne pathogens.

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This is one of the problems with sewer systems. They seem to fail on a regular basis and the Regional Water Quality Control Board submits a fine and gets paid, their staple funding scam. More regulated sewer systems, more income in fees and fines. What’s up Santa Margarita?, you can’t take care of your own sht and be affordable forever.