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Tampa sewer line break closes Ben T. Davis Beach

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Sewer leak closes Ben T. Davis beach

TAMPA — A sewer line break prompted officials Thursday afternoon to shut down Ben T. Davis Municipal Beach until the area is deemed safe.

The beach was closed because swimming in the water off the Courtney Campbell Parkway could be hazardous due to the leak reported Thursday, according to the Hillsborough County Health Department.

Experts have been called in to test the water for contaminants commonly found in sewage, officials said.

The beach will remain closed for at least a day because results will not be available until this afternoon, health officials said.

Tampa sewer line break closes Ben T. Davis Beach 09/29/11 [Last modified: Friday, September 30, 2011 12:52am]
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