suspended solids

Filed under: riverine — WmX @ 09:52


Clarke’s Three Laws are three “laws” of prediction formulated by the British writer Arthur C. Clarke. They are:
1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
2. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.–Wikipedia

Magic work going on at the local wastewater plant, advanced bacteria wrangling. Can’t remember the nutrient removal figures, but as far as the chunky stuff:
Influent Biochemical oxygen demand of 234 mg/L, BOD of effluent 0. Total suspended solids in influent 215 mg/L, 1 mg/L in the effluent.

1 Comment »

  1. To paraphrase another science fiction writer, the esteemed American, Mr Bradbury: “Something shitty this way comes…”

    Comment by Victoria — 2013/03/04 @ 01:02

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