Problems continue even after Baltimore spends $700 million on fixing its sewer system
The Baltimore Sun reports that after spending $700 million over the past 13 years, Baltimore plans to drop another $400 million to fix an aging, leaky sewer system that routinely fouls areas streams and the harbor with raw human waste.
But less than four months before a court-ordered deadline, the overhaul is nowhere near done.
Whenever the rain pours — and even when it doesn't — the city's streams and harbor are still so contaminated by raw human waste spilled from corroding, porous sewer lines that it's unsafe in most places for people to swim or wade.
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