sewage

Kathryn Ginsberg, a University of Puget Sound alumna and chemistry major, collects wastewater that will be tested for trace levels of pharmaceutical drugs from a sewer. The work was a precursor to research on marijuana.

Using sewage to measure habits in the legal pot market

Jul 13, 2015
Think of it like an anonymous, communitywide drug test.
Posted In: wastewater, sewage, marijuana

How to turn sewage into a product people want

Feb 27, 2015
DC Water considers sewage a natural resource it can convert to a profitable product
Posted In: DC, sewage, treatment

Baltimore sewers: time bombs buried under the streets

Feb 25, 2015
The city's sewer system is 100 years old. Some pipes are made of wood or clay.
Posted In: Baltimore, sewage, infrastructure

London's sewers overflow about once a week

May 23, 2014
The good news is, sewers don't always smell so bad.
Posted In: sanitation, London, sewage

Texas town closes the toilet-to-tap loop: Is this our future water supply?

Jan 6, 2014
About 40 percent of Big Spring’s water now comes from a $14 million “direct potable reuse” system.
Posted In: water, sewage

What's the history of sewage treatment? How do biosolids fit in?

Aug 2, 2010
The circle of life. Milorganite pellets (photo above) are made from recycled waste, aka biosolids, and used to help fertilize crops and improve l...
Posted In: biosolids, sewage, treatment, waste, wastewater