Toilet to tap?

Unsavory name for a new project that has clear consumer benefit


 
Drought, and the increasingly strict controls placed on reclaimed water discharge, have local officials thinking outside the tank.
The directors of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District—working as a joint powers authority—agreed Aug. 1 to investigate the possibility of building an advanced water treatment plant that would turn reclaimed sewer water into drinking water.
The plant would cost an estimated $95 million to build at an undetermined location.
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