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RE: "our waste water treatment plant boasts that one could drink from its outfall line. Any takers?"

My previous civil engineering business designed many wastewater treatment plants. At the live televised grand opening of one, (okay, it was a slow news day), our project manager filled a glass from the outflow, took a drink, and handed it to the reporter. The reporter was literally struck dumb, and still tells the story every time we see him.

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