East Coast Sewers Endure Spring Snowmelt

As the weather warms up, city sewer systems from Boston to Bangor, Maine, are being challenged by this winter's record-setting snowfall totals.
East Coast Sewers Endure Spring Snowmelt
Workers from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority load bucket after bucket full of snow into turbine-powered snow melters, trying to clean up after the record-breaking snowfalls of January and February.

As the East Coast recovers from an unusually harsh winter season, the jaw-dropping impact has been revealed along the way, and Boston’s record-setting snowfall has been a focal point of much of that attention.

The cost of the city’s snow removal is expected to hit $50...

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