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Opinion: There’s a nitrogen problem in Charlotte Harbor

April 11, 2024
By Guest Columnist
BY ROBERT J. ROBBINS AND PERCY ANGELO, CAPE HAZE Charlotte County operates four wastewater treatment plants that use secondary treatment systems that fail to remove most nutrients such as nitrogen. This means that the treatment plant effluent that is shipped throughout the county as reclaim water for irrigation (the purple pipes) has high levels of […]

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