On May 27, Governor Tim Kaine (D) presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for a $40.3 million upgrade of the Moore’s Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, which one attending official called the “next step in addressing the impact of humans on the natural ecology.”
Of course, it’s a welcome upgrade, but is it really the “next step”? What if there were a company right here in Charlottesville that makes a waste treatment system designed to look like a beautiful garden and mimic a tidal estuary, a system that purifies wastewater without chemicals, emits no odors, and comes at a fraction of the price of systems like Moore’s Creek?
Too good to be true? Let’s find out (more)