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St. Johns River contamination causes heath scare


Massive sewage spill prompts health alert

Roughly 500,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into canals and stormwater culverts linked to the St. Johns River on Saturday after a county pipe cracked, prompting a health advisory in a mostly commercial and industrial area north of Seminole Towne Center Mall.

The spill, one of the largest in years, occurred in canals and stormwater culverts in the area north of Andre Court west of Hickman Drive and west of Smith Canal to Interstate 4.

Read the full story from the Orlando Sentenil here