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Insurance company sues Chicago for inadequate flood protection Special

Chicago - It seems that at least part of corporate America is learning to use climate change to its advantage. In terms of liability, insurance companies have begun to embrace the reality of climate change and the fact that it has been going on for decades.

Video: Massive sewer explosion destroys road in China

Beihai - One advantage of being under constant surveillance by CCTV cameras is the amazing array of videos that are produced for the media. In this one, a sewer explodes massively, but luckily with no injuries.

Police find dozen body parts with tattoo in Detroit-area sewer

Sterling Heights - A construction crew discovered a dozen body parts, some with parts of a tattoo, inside a section of the Oakland Macomb Interceptor sewage line, east of Maple Lane, while they were doing routine maintenance work in the city's sewer Wednesday.

3-year-old Colombian boy rescued after falling down a sewer

Barranquilla - A boy, 3, has been rescued after falling down a sewer shaft while playing at a construction site in Barranquilla, Colombia.

From sewer to fishery in 20 years

In the 1960s, the River Wandle was officially classified as a sewer; today it is brimming with life and has one of the best urban coarse fisheries in the country.

Toronto Could Be Paying Millions To Fix Sewer

Toronto's Coxwell Sanitary Truck Sewer has cracks. Those cracks could be costing the city millions of dollars come this spring. Local residents have some issues with the plans that could in the end save the Don River from being a sewage dump.

At $2 Per Pound, Descending Into The Sewers To Steal Copper Seemed Worth It

Would $2.00 per pound be enough for you to climb through a manhole and enter the sewer system to start stripping copper wires from electrical lines? Apparently it was for these 3, being held in the Twin Cities for stripping Excel Energy powerlines.

Dog Rescued from Sewer in Minnesota

After hearing barking from under the street, city workers rescued a dog from a narrow culvert in the sewer by means of a very unique approach -- a couple of pokes in the rear.

Sewer Bursts Across A Highway In Seconds

In this extraordinary piece of film caught by motorway CCVT, an accident it caused by an irrupting sewer pipe

Blood Sprays Out Of Sewer On City Worker

Recently, a city worker was cleaning out the sewer system and had it spray back at him, drenching him with blood. The City of Minneapolis says that R&D Systems has a permit that allows it to legally dump blood into their sewer system.

Dental floss gumming up Toronto's sewer system

Dentists always stress the importance of flossing, but dental floss itself is wreaking havoc at several Toronto waste-water treatment plants.

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A sewer explosion in Beihai  south China destroys a road.
A sewer explosion in Beihai, south China destroys a road.
boy trapped in sewer in Colombia
boy trapped in sewer in Colombia

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