San Diego Fined $4.6M for Sweetwater Sewage Spill as Aging Pumps Fail and Overflows Intensify

Most of the fish that Marco Valdez catches at the mouth of the Sweetwater River in the South Bay he throws back. He says that in his community, talk of water contamination circulates on the regular – and ever more often.

“You hear this in the news all the time, Pa’,” Valdez told an inewsource reporter as he reeled in his line.