Effluent Recycling

The village of Tenkawa generates 1,500 tons of human waste a year. They used to use a tanker to carry that waste to the sea and dump it, but can’t do that any more. They needed to come up with a new method of treating human waste, so decided to treat effluent biotechnologically and to turn it into drinking water — via Die Puny Humans

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