Instances when wastewater collection services are disrupted

Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Natural Disaster

Raw sewage has been bubbling up through manholes on streets all over Collier County - even covering a section of Mahogany Bend Drive in Fiddler’s Creek with thick waste.

A combination of flooding from Irma and no power at almost all of the county’s 800 pump stations has caused sewage to back up into streets, homes and businesses instead of being pumped to sewage treatment plants.

“It’s happening everywhere,” county spokeswoman