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January 17, 2017

Would You Drink Water Made From Sewage?

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Despite a historically high rate of precipitation over the past few weeks, California is still not officially drought-free. Drought or not, there are many scenarios in which recycled water could be beneficial. Today's Nerdy Curio from Minute Earth looks at why this idea still irks many, even when we know our disgust is irrational.

Aired June 13, 2016

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By and large the movie was pretty much as I expected, but the reservoir inclusion came as a real surprise! Nice going!
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