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LBK faces $242k fine for summer sewage spill

LBK faces $242k fine for summer sewage spill

Town has option to buy/restore “sensitive lands” as a more costly alternative.

October 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Manager tackles traffic, Covid, sewage leaks

Longboat Manager tackles traffic, Covid, sewage leaks

“We immediately investigated the situation and have been monitoring ever since the spill occurred.”

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat flushing out cause of sewer pipe spill

Longboat flushing out cause of sewer pipe spill

Longboat has budgeted for the design and permitting of a replacement pipe. The town would have to borrow for the pipe itself, estimated to cost between $12 and $15 million and would be repaid by a fee on sewer customers.

August 4, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat leaving sewage cleanup to nature

Longboat leaving sewage cleanup to nature

Town consultant says that mangroves will filter the sewage and the spill may have been less than thought.

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

25 million gallons of Longboat sewage spill onto mangrove habitat

25 million gallons of Longboat sewage spill onto mangrove habitat

Investigators are attempting to determine how much sewage flowed into Sarasota Bay and what caused the pipe’s rupture.

July 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »