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Warning signs removed from waterways near Clam Bayou

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (August 9, 2017) -- Following a recent sewage leak (due to a grease blockage) in the 2500 block of Kingston Steeet, water quality in the area has returned to normal levels. 

Warning signs advisng caution in the waters have been removed from the area along 26th Avenue South near Kingston Street after repeated testing through the weekend and into the beginning of this week following a discharge of about 1500 gallons last week. 

"The most recent water quality sampling has shown results below the geometric mean of the baseline sampling performed on this water body," said Water Resources Interim Director John Palenchar,

"Using the most recent water quality results, in comparison to sampling baseline data," he added, "testing has determined that the water body has returned to the baseline condition.

Here is a link to the interactive map showing the most recent results:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1dFjA0Ka2tZodKpM0QIglfbs9PpA&usp=sharing

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