July 31, 2017

Miami’s sewage is supposed to be pumped offshore but the pipe has sprung a leak

A massive ocean outfall pipe intended to dump partially treated human waste in deep water far from Miami has instead been leaking in shallow water within a mile of Tony Fisher Island for at least a year, an environmental group said Monday. A Miami Waterkeeper diver sent to investigate the leak after a citizen tipped off the group recorded cloudy sewage spewing from the underground pipe earlier this month, near schools of fish and coral. […]
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