Sure there are alternative ways to treat wastewater, Carroll County Public Service Authority members learned in a workshop last Wednesday.
But there’s another consideration — are those processes viable?
Authority members had called on experts to share information on handling sewage some other way than building a plant, treating the effluent and discharging the clean water back into the stream.
Four consultants showed up and talked about onsite treatment, or allowing the soil to filter water, compact package plants, drip irrigation and so forth.
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