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At work with the sewer divers of Mexico City (photos)

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 20, 2010, Mexican sewer diver Julio Camara goes down on a cage for a dive at the city's drainage system plant, on the outskirts of Mexico City. Camara, who makes less than US $ 500 a month diving in the city's sewage system clearing blockages and repairing infrastructure, says he is the only sewage diver in the Mexican capital, from where at least 1000 tons of rubbish are extracted per month, according to Alejandro Martinez, Mexico City's water system operator. (AP Photo/Carlos Jasso)

JULIO Cou Cámara (see above and below) is the Mexico City sewer swimmer. He is one of a handful of divers whose job it is to free the sewers of any blockages. They earn about $500 a month.

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Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Money, Reviews | Comment (1)