Gallery: Drought-Stricken Texas Town Turns Urine Into Tap Water

 

Texas is in the midst of a drought so severe that local water management teams have decided to distribute reclaimed wastewater (aka urine). From toilet to tap, the treated wastewater will be mixed with reservoir remains for a refreshing and clean H2O cocktail.

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  1. harveen August 22, 2011 at 1:16 am

    Singapore’s been doing this for years. Public education (through publicity and introducing people to the technology) was key to widespread acceptability. It’s moved Singapore closer to self-sufficiency in water – a key strategic issue.

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