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Video: Miracle cure for Tampa Bay's flooding woes?

28

September

St. Petersburg and Tampa officials sure have received a lot of attention over their sewage systems recently.

Heavy summer rains overwhelmed each city's ability to hold its sewage without spilling it.

The latest revelation: Eckerd College's soil tested high for bacteria associated with feces after 15 million gallons overflowed from a nearby St. Petersburg sewage plan, swamping the campus.

Fixing these issues will cost millions.Maybe there's a silver bullet out there, like the below video of a new type of concrete from Lafarge Tarmak in the U.K. Whether it could work, who knows? But as promotional videos go, it's fascinating.

[Last modified: Monday, September 28, 2015 6:12pm]

    

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