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Dumping Wastewater

Aug 21, 2020

SoCal: State must analyze practice of dumping billions of gallons of wastewater into sea

Every day Hyperion Water Treatment Plant discharges enough treated wastewater into the ocean to fill the Rose Bowl 2.5 times over. Now a court has instructed state water officials to analyze whether it is “wasteful” and “unreasonable” to dump billions of gallons of wastewater into the sea.  According to Santa Monica-based advocacy group Los Angeles Waterkeeper, water treatment plants Hyperion, Tillman, Burbank and Los Angeles-Glendale dump an average of nearly 270 million gallons of treated water into the Los Angeles River and Pacific Ocean every day. … ”  Read more from Westside Today here:  State must analyze practice of dumping billions of gallons of wastewater into sea

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