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From Toilet to Tap

I wanted to highlight “this article”:http://www.slate.com/id/2182758?GT1=10837, which talks about Orange County’s Jan 25 ’08 unveiling of their poop processing plant that converts CA residents’ turds to potable water. This is the first of its kind (in the US), given that previous attempts had been stomped by what I like to call the “yuck factor.” It’s cheaper, greener, and, I must admit, grosser than traditional reclamation methods, but maybe worth the sacrifice given the problems CA faces when getting drinkable water to its citizens.