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One nasty ripple effect from South Florida floods: Sewage spills, tainted water

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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The tropical wave that swept across South Florida last week flooded homes and cars and created some other nasty messes that probably went unnoticed by many people wading in the rising waters. The relentless rain overwhelmed some municipal sewage systems — in one case, triggering a release of 80,000 gallons of raw sewage in Hialeah, according to Florida Department of Environmental Protection notices. The city reported it had been cleaned up. There were at least seven other smaller spills across South Florida, including Sunrise and Cooper City in Broward County....

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