Water from rains fills the Yolo Bypass west of Sacramento on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.  Some blame the Yolo Bypass for causing some bad smells in West Sacramento and Sacramento as heat begins to decompose organic materials around the beginning of May following wet springtime weather.
Water from rains fills the Yolo Bypass west of Sacramento on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Some blame the Yolo Bypass for causing some bad smells in West Sacramento and Sacramento as heat begins to decompose organic materials around the beginning of May following wet springtime weather. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee File
Water from rains fills the Yolo Bypass west of Sacramento on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Some blame the Yolo Bypass for causing some bad smells in West Sacramento and Sacramento as heat begins to decompose organic materials around the beginning of May following wet springtime weather. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee File

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