Family encounters foul odor on walking trail behind River Walk

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A Bakersfield family says they were just out for an evening walk when they came across a very unpleasant odor.

They discovered the odor was coming from what they believed was a pile of raw sewage. The mass of unidentifiable waste stretched out for nearly 30 yards.

Eyewitness News spoke with park officials, who said a local water agency was cleaning canals and dumped algae on city property without permission.