Officials believe Hooper Bay's sewage lagoon broke open due to cold followed by rain
Hooper Bay, Alaska, United States
25 Feb 2022
Just two days after temperatures dipped below -5 degrees Fahrenheit in Hooper Bay, they shot up above freezing, and it started to rain. That caused the water level in the lagoon to rise, and water started to flow through the crack, eroding the lagoon wall.