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211 million gallons of sewage spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways, officials say

Officials say 211.6m gallons of sewage has spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways in the past few months. The Sun-Sentinel reported that that was enough to fill 320 Olympic-sized pools. The city’s ageing sewer pipes broke six times in December and spewed 126.9m gallons of sewage – ranking as one of south Florida’s biggest spills ever. The spills fouled the Tarpon River, the Himmarshee Canal and streets in three neighborhoods.  Read more.....

 

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