Steet Flooding, A Bio-Hazard?

In addition to the traffic safety hazards already discussed that arise from flooding from backed up sewers, please consider this photograph of sewer water erupting during a recent rain from beneath a manhole cover in the Merrick Mall parking lot. It is very disquieting to wonder what kinds of disease organisms may be in that spreading sewer water as we and our children are passing by.
donnam February 14, 2013 at 02:41 PM
You said the flooding wasn't dangerous from Sandy. You rebuffed any concern I had about contaminated water, mold, electrical safety, automobile safety, etc.. during Sandy. I was wondering why suddenly flooding is NOW dangerous from your standpoint, since you previously stated that it was only "tragic". It is quite clear the only reason it is dangerous now is because it is happening to YOU.
John Dunn February 14, 2013 at 03:06 PM
You are beyond reason. You're like some modern day Don Quixote tilting at windmills of your own creation. I have no intention of wasting any more of my time with your nonsense. Post whatever addtional drivel that pleases you. There are better things in this world that command my attention.
donnam February 14, 2013 at 03:29 PM
Just admit you are a narcissist and only care about what happens to YOU. You could care less that Merrick Road and south of Merrick Road streets were flooded with 5 feet of water from Sandy and created numerous dangers like contamination, mold, electrical problems, etc...Which is STILL ONGOING, any months later. In your eyes it isn't "dangerous", only "tragic" because it didn't happen in your neighborhood. Well, guess what YOU ARE WRONG. I'll go away as soon as you stop your nonsensical postings. Don't post an article/ question if you do not want a discussion. Merrick Patch is NOT your personal blog.
Zach T February 15, 2013 at 04:53 AM
This is turning into more and more of a joke... someone... achem... john dunn just wants attention
John Dunn February 16, 2013 at 07:20 PM
An intersting thought from another blog site: It's just as likely tree roots blocking the system - that happened near our house, once. During a good rain storm, the water would spot through the holes in the manhole cover, and actually lift the cover off the hole! Interesting enough, once the city was finally convinced to repair the problem, out basement quit leaking during those storms. Posted by: Tom | October 05, 2012 at 07:22 AM


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