When the Weather is Too Much for the Sewage Plant

When the Weather is Too Much for the Sewage Plant

The northwest part of the United States sees a significant amount of rainfall. With that rainfall can come major flooding or area rivers, lakes, roads, basements, etc. Crescent City, California recently experienced major flooding that wreaked havoc on its sewage treatment plant. The treatment plant was pushing 8 to 10 million gallons of wastewater per day for three days. Due to these overflows, the city had to release less than 5,000 gallons of partially treated sewage into the bay next to the plant. The plant is capable of handling a large rain event, it’s located in the northwest for that

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