Rotten egg smell in Inland Empire blamed on Salton Sea

An odor advisory has been issued because a naturally occurring process in the water that produces a gas with a rotten egg smell.
INLAND EMPIRE (KABC) -- If you're in the Inland Empire and have noticed rotten egg smell, blame the Salton Sea.

An odor advisory has been issued because a naturally occurring process in the water that produces a gas with a rotten egg smell.

High levels of hydrogen sulfide in the Salton Sea are common.

And while the odor may cause headaches, experts say there are no long term health risks from it.

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