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Retention wall fails, sends cascade of red clay into Santa Rosa Sound

| Wendy Victora Rudman
The contractor for a new development on the Santa Rosa Sound has been fined for allowing an illegal discharge into the waterway. Red clay colored the waterway along the shoreline after a retaining wall apparently was breached.
Neighbors of Soundside Hollow called county offices April 9 to tell them that the red clay fill on that construction site had stained the Santa Rosa Sound red.

 

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