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Florida authorities are competing to drain a huge wastewater reservoir before it could collapse

At the end of last week, a serious breach of the walls of a wastewater reservoir at Pinney Point, Florida threatened to spill hundreds of millions of gallons of contaminated water into nearby communities.

Water contains high levels of phosphorus and nitrogen, which can affect water quality. When the reservoir collapses completely, subsequent floods can hit local homes and businesses and be contaminated by radioactive waste stored at the reservoir site. Reported by Bradenton Herald..



Florida authorities are competing to drain a huge wastewater reservoir before it could collapse

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