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Sewage solution

I want to make a suggestion for how to solve the sewage problem that our communities are facing, an example being Lake Wildwood’s sewage problem: Compost toilets. It really is the sane way out of this mess. They might not be as fancy, although they could well be, but they work without polluting our ever decreasing supply of fresh water. A family household could save a 1,000 or more gallons of usable water every year. To the people of Lake Wildwood, Nevada City and Grass Valley, I ask you to please wake up and see the truth of the matter that no matter how much you don’t want to face it. There are too many people to keep up this flush it away mentality. If you make a good waterless system, you not only save our waterways and the people downstream from pollution but you create a rich, usable compost. Just think of all the local employment that could help create these logical systems. To continue as we are, while giving huge amounts of money to chemical and pharmaceutical companies and still having to deal with water pollution in the end, that’s insane. There is a better way.

Mike Foxfoot

North San Juan


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