Picture yourself in a tree-studded, aquatic park with sparkling blue lakes and grassy green slopes. You can picnic, fish for bass or take a leisurely boat ride. Now imagine that this beautiful park lies only yards downstream from a sewage treatment plant. Add to this nearly incredible picture a desert terrain with brown baked hillsides, and only ten inches of rainfall annually. This is a picture of a remarkable modern sewage treatment and water reclamation project at Santee, California. This farsighted town is known worldwide. The story of Santee is a lesson for the whole world to view. It is an illustration of how a serious pollution problem can be solved.
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