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Sewage lagoons to be upgraded below ski resort -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

Work to upgrade two sewage treatment lagoons below Powderhorn Mountain Resort could begin soon with state officials monitoring the process closely.

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Colorado Water

New License Issuances – October 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of October, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued zero drinking water licenses, 30 wastewater licenses and one solid waste license. 39 more words


Forward thinking in Guilin.

“Sometimes it is not a question of money, or of time when it comes to the environment”, Professor Zhang says, tapping his head, “but we need to change what is up here, in peoples’ minds”. 451 more words

It’s funny how easily an inspired rush to quickly create a blog (again) can turn into a night of reading poetry. Okay, so everyone may not be able to relate to that, but this poetry serves as an origin for the title of this blog.

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Global Development

Water reuse: "It's not a question of 'Can we do it?' We can do it" -- John Rehring #COWaterPlan

From The Denver Post (Bruce Finley):

Colorado water providers facing a shortfall…are turning to a long-ignored resource: wastewater.

They’re calculating that, if even the worst sewage could be cleaned to the point it is safe to drink — filtered through super-fine membranes or constructed wetlands, treated with chemicals, zapped with ultraviolet rays — then the state’s dwindling aquifers and rivers could be saved.

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Colorado Water

VancouverSun: Sechelt, BC aims to scrub pharmaceuticals from its wastewater

Via: VancouverSun, November 13, 2014

The District of Sechelt, B.C. is pursuing a unique pilot project that will use recovered sewage solids to remove traces of pharmaceutical drugs, recreational drugs and hormones from post-treatment wastewater. 872 more words