Sharon and Terry Cassady say their stretch of the South San Gabriel River has become a cesspool.
“Stir up the algae that’s settled to the bottom, and it smells like sewer,” said Terry Cassady, an environmental engineer with a background in selling equipment to water and wastewater treatment plants.
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