700,000+ Gallons Wastewater Discharged, Pompano Beach, FL, 19 Sep 2017

20 inch wastewater force main broke, due to pipe failure, estimated 720,000 gallons discharged; estimate 240,000 gallons to ground, 120,000 gallons to storm drain, with possible water body impact. The event is on-going, Vac-truck, and tanker trucks used for discharge to ground mitigation/clean-up; aeration used for discharge to water body, surface water sampling employed.

Reported, posted 10:16 EDT, September 19, 2017   LINK

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