Where does wastewater originate?
  • Homes – human and household wastes from toilets, sinks, baths, and drains; and
  • Industry, Schools, and Businesses – chemicals and other wastes from factories, food-service operations, stores, shopping centers, etc.

Each household in the U.S. typically contributes an average of 250 gallons of wastewater daily.

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