Imperial Beach residents grill federal officials over repeated raw sewage leaks from Tijuana

IMPERIAL BEACH (KUSI) — Imperial Beach residents grilled federal officials Thursday night on a problem, they say, has plagued their beloved beach town for decades, as in raw sewage from Tijuana ending up in the waters off Imperial Beach. 

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The International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) will present an investigative report into the Tijuana sewage spill at a public meeting in the Tijuana Estuary Meeting Room in Imperial Beach at 6 p.m. Thursday. The Tijuana Estuary meeting room is located at 301 Caspian Way. 

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The sewage spill caused major environmental impacts north of the international border. Officials said more than 200 million gallons of sewage may have flooded San Diego County during rainy months earlier this year. 

Read the full report HERE

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