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Wastewater is any water that has been negatively affected by domestic, industrial, commercial or agricultural activities. Wastewater is typically treated and discharged into downstream streams or rivers in the United States, but roughly 90 percent of wastewater remains untreated in third world countries. In Memphis, the wastewater discharge from homes, businesses and industrial facilities makes its way to one of two wastewater treatment plants. If you’d like to learn more about wastew... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Oct 29
AN INTRO TO WASTE WATER Not all water is created equal. Well, technically it is, but there are many variables that can change or alter the content and cleanliness of water. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, or NRDC, dirty water is the world’s biggest health risk, and it affects millions of people in the United States. Dirty water, or wastewater, can be created in many ways, including when water from rain and melting snow runs off roofs and roads into rive... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Feb 11