STEWART L. UDALL; JEFF STANSBURY
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It is one of the great ironies of our era of technological "wonders" (wonders that on close inspection usually drain off inordinate amounts of petroleum) that until 5 or 6 years ago not a single major new idea had roused the profession of municipal sanitation from its twentieth-century slumber. Now we find that such a new idea has at last emerged—and it turns out to be a very old idea in modern dress: sewage irrigation. Using this proved ecological technology, we could recycle our sewage water and its nutrients, ease and fertilizer shortage, and return most of our nation's waterways
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UDALL SL, STANSBURY J. Sewage: Our Most Neglected Resource. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:849–850. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-6-849
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(6):849-850.
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