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100,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Charlotte County neighborhood

Courtesy of: Afton Patterson

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A 9-foot crack opened in an old sewer line causing 100,000 gallons of sewer water to overflow at Deep Creek in Charlotte County.

Sewage overflowed along 26107 Rampart Avenue around 6pm on Sunday

Courtesy of: Afton Patterson

80,000 gallons of water were collected and 20,000 gallons of water into a nearby drainage channel.

The worker repaired the pipe and applied a bag of lime to the affected area.

Crews are currently installing a new, larger main force at the site and hope to have a new line up and running by Spring 2022.

Samples were taken at the site of the incident and will be sent to a laboratory for testing.

https://nbc-2.com/news/environment/2022/01/25/100000-gallons-of-sewage-spills-in-charlotte-county-community/ 100,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Charlotte County neighborhood

Tom Vazquez

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