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Front Page » Breaking News » Sea level rise in Miami-Dade could spur septic system failures

Sea level rise in Miami-Dade could spur septic system failures

Written by on December 18, 2018

In the next 25 years, sea level rise could cause up to 64% of Miami-Dade County’s nearly 105,000 septic systems to malfunction, leading to a host of diseases, water contamination and property damage.

That’s according to a new report from the county’s regulatory and economic resources department, department of water and sewer and Florida Department of Health, which predicts vast public health, financial and environmental impacts unless the county takes expensive countermeasures…To read the full story click here

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