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4th sewer line in a month ruptures in South Florida city

December 28, 2019 GMT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — For the fourth time in a month, a South Florida sewer line has ruptured.

The sewer line burst on Friday at a park in Fort Lauderdale. It was repaired overnight when crews removed the damaged section of 16-inch force main and installed a new section of pipe.

Meanwhile, repairs and cleanup on the other three sewer lines ruptures continued in Fort Lauderdale.

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported that workers were cleaning and pressure washing streets, sidewalks and driveways that were hit with spilled wastewater.