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IBWC Reports Elevated Levels in Tijuana River Valley Sampling Results for April 3rd

Apr 04, 2017 08:18PM ● Published by Paul Spear

The IBWC Reports Elevated Levels in Tijuana River Valley Sampling Results for Monday 4/3/17. They report they are making inquiries to find out why this is occurring!


I just received the following information from Steve Smullen, Area Operations Manager for
IBWC, U.S. Section, San Diego Field Office

All,
I received the following sampling results this afternoon from Helen Yu of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego office.
Samples were taken 4-3-17 between 10 am and 2 pm.
We are following up with Mexico to locate the source of the contamination.
 
Station
Total Coliform (MPN/100 ml)
E. coli (MPN/100ml)
Goat Canyon
41,060,000
15,531,000
Yogurt Canyon (no obvious flow)
38,730
100
W-9 (storm drain)
15,760
200
Tijuana River at Hollister Bridge
11,199,000
4,611,000
Tijuana River, upstream of IBWC gauge
24,196,000
5,794,000
Thanks,
Steve

Steve Smullen
Area Operations Manager
IBWC, U.S. Section
San Diego Field Office

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