VISITING MARYLAND’S LARGEST WASTEWATER SPRAY IRRIGATION SITES

Earlier, I posted about the Berlin Wastewater Treatment Plant.  And on October 23, I finally got to see the town's two spray irrigation sites (where the treated water goes into) and they just took my breath away! I was expecting to see few trees growing on soggy earth. But what I found instead were lagoons, … Continue reading VISITING MARYLAND’S LARGEST WASTEWATER SPRAY IRRIGATION SITES

Berlin Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour

Jamie of Berlin's Water Resources Department gave us a quick tour to their waste water treatment plant. For a small town (only around 4,500 in population), they have very sophisticated facilities. He walked us through the long process of turning septage into clean water. We saw how each building was designed and/or utilized (some of … Continue reading Berlin Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour