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City of Ocala Reports a Spill of Public Access Reuse Water

Post Date:06/20/2019 4:46 PM

OCALA, Fla. (June 20, 2019) – Thursday, June 20th, the City of Ocala Water Resources Department experienced a spill of public access reuse water, which has been contained. This spill occurred at the City of Ocala Groundwater Wetland Recharge Park, 2201 NW 21st St., and involved between 1.5 and 2.0 million gallons of public access reuse water.

The water involved in the spill has been treated and presents no danger to the public or surrounding area. According to City officials, this spill was caused when a sinkhole formed in a wetlands cell. The sinkhole is slated for repair.

For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Water Resources Department at 352-351-6772.

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