The idea of saving hundreds of millions of dollars by discharging sewage from Nassau County’s Bay Park treatment plant into the ocean through the Cedar Creek outfall pipe seems wonderful [“Nassau pipeline to big savings?” Editorial, May 26].

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I wonder whether relying on an underground steel pipe that’s more than 100 years old will be a problem. Just ask the residents in Oceanside who had three feet of water in the streets outside their homes on May 16 when a water main broke.

William Hastback, Smithtown