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This Time It’s Two: More Sewer Pipes Break In Fort Lauderdale

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South Florida Sun Sentinel
A crew responds to a main sewer break on NE 5 Street in the vicinity of NE 16 Avenue in Victoria Park on Monday December 30, 2019.

Fort Lauderdale residents just can’t catch a break with their sewage woes, with two more pipes breaking in the city Monday.

That makes six pipes that have ruptured in the city in December.

The recent rash of sewer breaks is going to force the city to move faster on fixing its aging water and sewer pipes, said Commissioner Heather Moraitis, who represents the Coral Ridge area. “We just need to double up our efforts, if not triple up our efforts — if that’s possible,” Moraitis said.

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.