Private Force Main Break at 2nd St. N. and 99th Ave. N.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (November 11, 2016) – City crews were on site this afternoon to inspect an 8-inch force main break, which resulted in a leak of approximately 200 gallons of wastewater, all within a contained area. The private line comes from a nearby apartment complex and enters the city’s sewer system. The discharge has been diverted to a nearby manhole. Contractors anticipate repairs to be completed on Saturday, November 12.
There was no overflow to surface waters and there is no threat to public health and safety at this time.