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St. Pete schedules second session to discuss sewer plant improvements

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St. Petersburg has scheduled a second informational meeting to discuss proposed improvements to the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility and the 31st Street Sports Complex. The meetings are designed to inform residents about a proposal to drill wells at both facilities to increase the storage capacity for reclaimed water. An increased storage capacity will help handle the increase in water during storms and help prevent overflows. Last year, the city dumped thousands of gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into…

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Meeting will highlight proposed changes to Southwest sewer plant

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St. Petersburg has spent much of this year being bashed over a run-down sewer system that was unable to handle heavy rains from two storms. The failure of the system to handle the amount of rain resulted in the dumping of thousands of gallons of raw and partly treated sewage into Tampa Bay. The city is kicking off the new year with a $10 million project designed to upgrade the Southwest sewer plant with the construction of four to five…

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