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Failed sewer line leads to discharge in river

“About once a month, the Santa Cruz Department of Public Works responds to an emergency call about a home’s failed sewer line.

It’s not a growing problem. But every time it happens, the discharge drains to the San Lorenzo River.

As a result, the Coastal Watershed Council, a nonprofit that strives to protect watersheds in the Monterey Bay area, launched a campaign during an open house Wednesday to inform residents about the importance of checking sewer lines, keeping gutters dry and cleaning pet waste. Each effort can prevent polluted runoff from reaching the river, watershed council Executive Director Greg Pepping said,” Read more here.

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