Comments for: Pipe failure sends sewage into Vt.’s Lake Champlain

Posted April 20, 2011, at 8:19 p.m.
Last modified April 21, 2011, at 8:19 a.m.

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The Burlington Department of Public Works says operator error has caused about 2.5 million gallons of storm water and untreated sewage to flow into Lake Champlain. Laurie Adams, the department’s assistant director for water quality, says pumps that add chlorine to sewage malfunctioned for about 90 minutes …

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