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Rick Kriseman calls for review of St. Petersburg water department management

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Mayor Rick Kriseman has called for a review of the management of the St. Petersburg water resources department. Kriseman’s call comes in the wake of accusations by water resources employee Craven Askew that city officials knew closing the Albert Whitted sewer plant could cause overflows and the subsequent dumping of wastewater into Tampa Bay. Kriseman issued this statement late Friday afternoon: “Included in Mr. Askew’s email is a consultant’s report that I believe has never been shared publicly or with…

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