Gallery: Snow Made With Treated Wastewater Covers Ski Slopes in Arizona

 

A ski resort in Arizona has been angling to use artificial snow to bolster its slopes for the last seven years, but a slew of legal issues has prevented them from doing so – until now. After the Hopi tribe withdrew a longstanding lawsuit, which argued that the resort defiles sacred land, the Arizona Snowbowl resort in Flagstaff used treated wastewater to create a fresh layer of fluffy white snow for the first time.

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