A Waterbury olive oil business and the owner of the building where it leased space are suing the city and others over destructive flooding last year.
The building in which the Olive Oil Factory operated was flooded during an environmental remediation project in September 2012. The company lost equipment, inventory and materials in the flood and moved to another site.
The company and the building owner, Miller Properties, are suing the city, three contractors and the building's previous owner to recoup their losses.
The Republican American reports that Justin Donnelly, a lawyer for the city, said the city should have been notified before any digging began.
A drilling company punctured a water line while excavating. Drillers were trying to install environmental monitoring wells.
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