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Healdsburg, Calif. Turns to Wastewater to Irrigate Crops

January 23, 2023

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Healdsburg, Calif. Turns to Wastewater to Irrigate Crops
Delta Farm Press

The city of Healdsburg, Calif. has a new resource to water gardens, trees and vineyards: wastewater.

Its wastewater reclamation facility recycles 350 million gallons of effluent every year, which is then used for irrigation, construction and other areas where water is needed for operations. This reduces the amount of potable water that could be saved for human consumption and mitigates the wastewater the is discharged into the nearby Russian River.

California currently reuses 18 percent of the wastewater it produces.

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