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Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant

The coast guard picks up a football from the water on October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Study: Sandy Dumped 11B Gallons Of Sewage Into Waterways

The sewage spilled into surrounding waters and even some city streets, most of it in New York City and northern New Jersey.

04/30/2013

Long Island Post-Sandy Sewage

Raw Sewage Still Plagues Long Island Homes 5 Weeks After Sandy

It was one of the most dangerous environmental side effects of Superstorm Sandy – crippled sewage treatment plants sent raw waste into homes.

12/04/2012

Street Buckled Due To Sewage Inundation (credit: CBS 2)

Some Homes Condemned Following Raw Sewage Leak On Long Island’s South Shore

The biggest breach took place at the Bay Park sewage treatment facility where a nine foot wall of water flooded the pumps. That led to the sewage inundation of more than 100 homes across nine South Shore villages.

11/12/2012

Sandy damage in Long Beach (credit: CBS 2)

Some L.I. Residents Ordered To Conserve Water After Sewage Plant Failure

Nassau County executive Edward Mangano on Tuesday evening ordered some residents to conserve water, as a major sewage facility for the Long Island county has been shut down following Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/30/2012