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
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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