Over the weekend, a 44-year-old water tower in Columbus ruptured, spilling about 6 million gallons of untreated water across the landscape.
No one was hurt, but no one knows what happened, either.
Chuck Williams at the Columbus Ledger Enquirer, one of the more innovative journalists in the state, immediately filed a state open records request for all the surveillance video on the grounds of the water works.
The result is this grainy but fascinating two-minute video of the resulting flood, posted today on the newspaper’s web site:
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