San Jose: 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage flows into San Francisco Bay

The Mercury News and East Bay Times

An employee who turned the wrong valve at San Jose's wastewater treatment plant this week sent 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage -- enough to fill 50 backyard swimming pools -- into San Francisco Bay. . ."It's disappointing," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper executive director. "950,000 gallons is a lot. But luckily it was secondarily treated, so it could have been worse."