This Is What It Used to Be
Because it hasn’t been emptied since 2001, there was a lot of garbage in the water, and it looked unsafe.
Saint-Martin had to be drained, and the authorities estimated that this project would cost more than ten million dollars. The canal is 3 miles long.
The canal is 3 miles long, so it took a long time to drain it and to see the bottom. The police even got involved.
When they drained the canal, they discovered piles of garbage. One of the things they found was a shopping cart.