Raw sewage slows but doesn't stop in Amsterdam

November 14, 2016 03:31 PM

AMSTERDAM - Monday marked 26 days and counting for the raw sewage that is still spilling into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam.

This is the same leak that was first discovered in July spilling at a rate of 50 gallons a minute.

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City leaders thought they fixed it but apparently not.

The latest Department of Environmental Conservation alerts show the leak has slowed, spilling now at a rate of 10 gallons a minute but that's been going on since October 19 and they still can't find the leak.


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