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South Ozone Park, left high and dry: A year after a sewage flood, a Queens neighborhood is desperate

South Ozone Park, left high and dry: A year after a sewage flood, a Queens neighborhood is desperate
The stink from the black sludge oozing into my home sent me running to Home Depot for a pump. What was this filth? Nothing I tried worked. It was Thanksgiving 2019, and I was about to find out that a sewage pipe collapse had flooded raw sewage into not just my home, but the houses of more than 100 neighbors in South Ozone Park, Queens.

It was Thanksgiving 2019, and I was about to find out that a sewage pipe collapse had flooded raw sewage into not just my home, but the houses of more than 100 neighbors in South Ozone Park, Queens.in South Ozone Park, Queens, flee the stench in their homes as raw sewage fills their basements because of a clogged line at 150th St.” Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the home of a Queens resident affected by this weekend’s sewage blockage in South Ozone Park, Queens on Monday, December 2, 2019.A Department of Environmental protection, DEP, crew works to clear a clog causing sewage to backup into the basements of South Ozone Park residents on Saturday, Nov.

South Ozone Park was perfect for us.” Sewage fills the basements of South Ozone Park residents on Inwood Street in South Ozone Park.

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