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Residents of the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia all tap into the same closed sustainable water system which draws from the river and canal, rainwater and waste water. Designed by Ooze and Marjetica Potrc, this water-recycling park seeks to
 
Residents of the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia all tap into the same closed sustainable water system which draws from the river and canal, rainwater and waste water. Designed by Ooze and Marjetica Potrc, this water-recycling park seeks to turn consumers’ fears about wastewater around by putting the treatment process on display. The process is showcased through colorful architecture and a great set of eco-features. The design uses a constructed wetlands and a rainwater-harvesting roof to clean the liquid and an on-site community garden also gets its drink from the treatment park.

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