200 homes flooded with sewage in Mexican town

Sunday, a crack in a sewage canal caused raw sewage water to pour into the streets and flood homes and sewage rose above car windows in colony of San Isidro and La Providencia, in the Mexican state of Mexico reported CNN.

500 people were affected by the flooding, none of which were fatally injured. Three minors suffered minor injuries according to CNN.

1.5 million gallons of water per second gushed from the canal into the cities, cited Investors.com.

Repairs to the 30 meter crack started at about 1:30 p.m. once crews and machinery reached the site, reported Investors.com

The spill happened about 30 miles down the Puebla Highway, and resulted in the closure of the highway according to CNN. The highway will probably be closed till Monday, or until the flooding is under control.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/americas/04/17/mexico.flooding/index.html

http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Newsfeed/Article/129845217/201104172110/Mexican-town-hit-by-sewage-flood.aspx

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