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Salton Sea - Odor Alert

 

Last updated 8/18/2016 at 8:37am



According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, elevated levels of hydrogen sulfide at the Salton Sea, will once again be emitting a smell similar to rotten eggs.

The alert will be in affect until Friday afternoon as hourly concentration levels of the gas peaked at 48 parts per billion. The state standard is 30 parts per billion.

If southeasterly winds continue, additional areas in the Coachella Valley may also experience the odors.



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