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Morro Bay to test water samples after Sunday sewage spill near California Men’s Colony


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.– The county of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department reported an overnight sewage spill at California Men's Colony on Sunday, Dec. 11.

Sewage from a nearby plant overflowed into Chorro Creek after an equipment malfunction caused by the heavy rain over the weekend from midnight to 9 a.m. weakened the infrastructure. Operations at the sewer plant resumed to normal by the time the spill was stopped.

Morro Bay City Beach and Morro Strand State Beach will be taking ocean water samples as of the next morning to ensure community safety.

Public health officials warn the community to avoid interacting with large bodies of water after rainfall to decrease chances of ingesting or touching storm rain runoff.

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