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

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