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Ask Us: Water In Trash Trucks


Why does the city of Brevard allow the trash trucks to fill with water? Is it rainwater or leakage from the trash bags themselves? When the trash trucks drive up hills, as they often do in Brevard, disgusting water leaks all over our city streets, the smell lingers for days and stains the pavement. Is there any way to park the truck under cover or alleviate this in another way?

David Lutz, the city’s Public Works director responded: "It is the Public Works policy to bring the trucks back to the shop to drain whenever the operators notice it filling with water.

“The majority of the w...

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