I drank recycled sewage to get a taste of southern California’s water future

Water Reclamation

To state the obvious: California has a water problem. That’s why more than 6 million Southern Californians can water outside only once or twice a week as of June 1.

Listen: We tour the Orange County Water District, and yes, taste test water that was raw sewage 30 hours before.

But experts say conservation alone can’t solve our water woes. So what does water security look like in a drier future? This story focuses on one piece of the puzzle: recycling wastewater. Let’s dig in.

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