Mayor Denis Coderre descends into sewage interceptor

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MONTREAL – Mayor Denis Coderre went into the belly of the beast after announcing on 老域名怎么购买 that he would be going inside the south-east sewage interceptor to “personally see how the work is going.”

He descended into the 30 km sewage pipe at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Wednesday at 12:01 a.m., the City of Montreal started dumping eight billion litres of untreated sewage into the Saint Lawrence River.

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The sewer hole that Denis Coderre inspected, Thursday, November 12, 2015.

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Coderre came out swinging several times over the controversial plan, insisting the dump is necessary so the city can temporarily close a large sewer that feeds sewage to a treatment facility.

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He said alternative solutions would be too costly.

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The discharge will take up to a week.

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre compares an old and new sewage pipe, Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

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