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JEA pipeline leak may be putting manatees at risk

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A leak in one of JEA's pipelines has forced the utility company to divert the warm treated water into the St. Johns River, attracting manatees to the area.

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1country - 12/4/2013 9:16 AM
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There is nothing wrong with that water.It was used in cooling tubes around boilers is the reason it is warm.When the southside plant was still on the southbank the water discharge area was not only a favorite spot for manatees but was also a great fishing spot!!

RFM2009 - 12/4/2013 9:05 AM
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JEA has been hammering the St.Johns River in one way or another for years.

Truthseeker - 12/4/2013 4:32 AM
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Actually, BEING ALIVE, puts manatees at risk of injury or death just like all other living things.
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