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Sunday, November 28, 2021

City of Ocala reports spill of public reuse water

The City of Ocala Water Resources Department experienced a spill of public access reuse water Tuesday, which has been contained.

The spill occurred at the Ocala Wetland Recharge Park, located 2205 NW 21st. and involved approximately 1.49 million gallons of public access reuse water.

The water involved in the spill has been treated and presents no danger to the public or surrounding area, a release from the city states. This spill was caused when a subsurface subsidence formed in Wetland Cell 3, which is slated for repair.

Subsurface subsidence’s are anticipated components of the park due to the karst topography below ground. They present no danger to the public or the environment.

For more information, contact the City of Ocala Water Resources Department at (352) 351-6772.