Miami-Dade, Florida

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Miami-Dade, Florida

Miami-Dade, Florida

Miami-Dade, Florida, has an area where levels of Hydrogen Sulfide Gas are extremely high. When unprotected concrete is exposed to hydrogen sulfide gas, Thiobacillus bacteria can create sulfuric acid that causes severe levels of structural damage from corrosion in a very short time.

One of their manholes on Key Biscayne had to be replaced every three years because of the Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC) generated by turbulence and high levels of hydrogen sulfide gas.

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