From The Modesto Bee:
“Modesto is spending more than $3 million to rehab its Emerald Lift Station, a pumping facility that ensures wastewater from homes and businesses reaches the city’s treatment plant.”
Copies of the Water Education Foundation’s Layperson’s Guide to California Wastewater are available. This 28-page comprehensive guide is an excellent source of information about California wastewater. It includes a history of wastewater treatment; explains how wastewater is collected, conveyed and treated; outlines the legal and regulatory primer for wastewater treatment and discharge permits; and discusses the current challenges facing the industry such as aging infrastructure, constituents of emerging concern, climate change and public education.