Imperial Beach reopens after sewage-contaminated runoff prompts closure

Posted at 2:16 PM, Nov 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-12 17:25:31-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Sunday, The Department of Environmental Health lifted a water contact closer along Imperial Beach. 

The department said recent water quality testing confirms that Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting the beaches. 

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The area was closed to water contact recently due to sewage-contaminated flows from the Tijuana River entering the U.S. 

The department said Sunday that the ocean shoreline from the International Border to the south end of Seacoast drive will remain closed until water sampling confirms the areas are safe for water contact.