The words in quotations above tell the story. No one is saying how many millions of gallons of residential sewage were flowing from the Yachting Capital of the World, but it begs the question:
If every boat with a head in Florida discharged directly into the waterways every day for a year could it possibly be as bad as this?
One more observation: This may be the very worst example, but sewage discharges are problem throughout Florida and other coastal states. Read the Sun-Sentinel's take.