Two die after wastewater plant basin fails

A failure of the equalization basin at the Gatlinburg, TN, wastewater treatment plant forced a container that stores sewage to rupture, sending almost 1 million gallons of untreated waste into the Little Pigeon River leaving two dead.
April 12, 2011

A failure of the equalization basin at the Gatlinburg, TN, wastewater treatment plant forced a container that stores sewage to rupture, sending almost 1 million gallons of untreated waste into the Little Pigeon River leaving two dead.

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