Lonely Planet Writer

Heavy rains cause California beach pollution

Beaches out of bounds in San Diego.
Beaches out of bounds in San Diego. Image by Geraint Rowland / CC BY 2.0

The heavy rains of the last few days across California have left sewerage systems unable to cope in some areas. Swimmers and surfers have been told to keep out of the water across Orange County and San Diego as human waste has flowed into the Pacific, creating unsafe conditions for users. Read more: latimes.com