Tidal wave of waste

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POSTED: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 9:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 9:09pm

Sewage spills everywhere after a water treatment tank ruptures in northern Kentucky. Natalia Martinez reports.

(WAVE) Sewage is spilling after a water treatment tank in Bullitt County rips apart.

"It went boom," a witness, Steven Booth said.

Booth described a tidal wave of waste. He said the water reached the driveway where he tinkers with cars.

"I'm telling you," he said, "It looked like the ocean. I could have surfed on it."

County Sanitation officials told us when the corroded outer rim broke, the tank did too.

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