Drought-stricken Texas town to recycle urine

We’re taking treated effluent (wastewater), normally discharged into a creek, and blending it with (traditionally supplied potable) water,” district manager John Grant [of Big Spring, Texas] told Discovery News.

Our fellow podcaster Steve Hynd says “I do indeed live in Big Spring, home of recycled piss. We don’t drink the tap water.” But it’s not just their devastating drought. “Texas ignores even the federal government’s few feeble regulations on water standards and scientists at the EPA have already been emasculated by the GOP.”

Australian Piss beer (a real product). Perhaps they should consider bottling in Big Spring…

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