Turning Toilet Water into Tap Water in California

The facility will use treat sewage to provide drinking water. Credit:

The facility will use treat sewage to provide drinking water to Orange County residents. Rob Schmitz, KPCC hide caption

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The facility will use treat sewage to provide drinking water to Orange County residents.

The facility will use treat sewage to provide drinking water to Orange County residents. Rob Schmitz, KPCC hide caption

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For decades, countries around the world have tackled the problem of depleted water resources by recycling treated sewage into drinking water. Orange County, Calif., is building a huge facility to turn treated sewage into drinking water. Rob Schmitz of member station KPCC reports.

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