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The Poop on Biosolids: OC Sanitation District garners awards and fierce criticism

The Poop on Biosolids: OC Sanitation District garners awards and fierce criticism

By Sarah (Steve) Mosko
Special to the Surf City Voice

People flush the toilet maybe five to 10 times a day. Ever wonder where it all goes and, once it gets there, what they do with it?

On a per capita basis, Orange County homes, businesses and industry together generate over 80 gallons per day of raw sewage from toilet flushing, bathing, housekeeping and discharging industrial waste into drains. Most of us care not to think about sewage once it’s out of sight.

However, thinking about sewage, and what best do with

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