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Tampa Bay Water to sue reservoir contractors listen

10/20/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors voted today to initiate a lawsuit against the companies that designed, constructed and provided quality control over the construction of the state’s largest reservoir.

Cracks in the soil cement of the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir in southeastern Hillsborough County were first discovered almost two years ago. The reservoir opened in 2005, but since then, cracks more than 1-inch wide have occurred in two areas of the reservoir embankment, a tot...

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