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Unusual sewer layout found in Wakefield


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WAKEFIELD — Wakefield residents living in the Plymouth Location have some challenging sewer repairs ahead. City manager Rob Brown informed the council during its regular meeting on Monday that a sewer backup in one property had led to the discovery of an unusual and complicated sewer layout for the district.

Brown explained to the council, during his city manager report, that after a backed up sewer had been cleared from one property, the neighboring property immediately begin to have a sewer problem. This caused the neighboring property to have a flo...