Sewage, sludge and. . .sustainability?

Posted on February 2nd, 2009 by

Where does the water go when you flush a toilet or take a shower or wash clothes? Gustavus students visit Saint Peter’s state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility as part of the course The Future of Sustainability. Everything that goes down a campus drain shows up here where it is screened, settled, filtered, digested by bacteria, disinfected and otherwise treated before being released into the Minnesota River.

 

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