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Japan has creatively come up with an alternative to make a profit off of their waste water effluent. As such, Japan treats approximately 14 billion tons of sewage water produced yearly, with only 1.5% being re-used. Therefore, they have decided to export...
by Malika Lewis (lewisms) at Friday, April 15, 2011 5:38pm 0 comments


It is sad to know that there are certain people around the world that seems not to value their natural water systems. Unfortunately, such a case exists in Karnataka, India; where residents do not see a problem with allowing their wastewater and sewage...
by Malika Lewis (lewisms) at Friday, April 15, 2011 5:19pm 0 comments


There are 1900 employees who works at the New York City’s (NYC) treatment plant which receives an annual operating budget of $262 million, and an annual capital budget of $114 million.  There are eight million residents and workers of NYC that...
by Malika Lewis (lewisms) at Friday, April 15, 2011 3:30pm 0 comments


The second stage of the NYC sewage treatment plant takes places when the partially treated water is allowed to flow to a second tank to be further treated. This process is called the ‘activated sludge process’, due to the fact that seeded...
by Malika Lewis (lewisms) at Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:51pm 0 comments


Some of the first stages in the New York City sewage treatment is to allow influent to flow through some screens that have bars spaced inches apart. This screening allows large debris to separated and taken to the city’s dump.  After taking this...
by Malika Lewis (lewisms) at Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:27pm 0 comments

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