Project to clean San Diego River continues

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The city of San Diego is continuing to aggressively remove trash and debris from 17 miles of the San Diego river that flows within the city limits.

Since October, over 130-tons of of trash has been removed, and the number of homeless encampments has been cut in half.

A third of the land along the river is owned by the city, a third is owned by other government agencies, and a third is owned privately, and under a deal with property owners the city will clean up the trash, and the property owners will be responsible for maintenance under penalty of fines.

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