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Florida City Faces $200M in Repairs to Sewage, Water Line After Hurricane Michael

The biggest city devastated by Hurricane Michael last fall has had a recent series of sewage leaks, and local officials say it will cost more than $200 million to repair its sewage and water systems. Television station WMBB reports that …

Officials Caution Tennessee Residents of E. Coli From Sewage Spill

Environmental officials in Tennessee are advising the public not to come in contact with water in a lake near the Mississippi River in West Tennessee where a broken sewer line has resulted in “an extremely high level of E. coli.” …

Lincoln, Nebraska OKs $1M to Help Victims of Sewer Backups

The City Council in Lincoln, Neb., has approved a $1 million disaster assistance program to aid Lincoln residents whose homes were damage by raw sewage that backed up during heavy rains, but some of the victims are still considering suing …