Michael Lindquist, the city of Davis’ civil engineer, looks over the aerated grit tank. State-mandated improvements to the wastewater treatment plant will be completed by 2017. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Looking a bit like the bowels of a ship, the underground pipes at the treatment facility carry fluids to and from processing. Facility updates will cost ratepayers an increase of about $8/month starting in 2015. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Michael Lindquist explains how treated wastewater liquid floods into several rectangular ponds near the landfill on County Road 28H. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Ruth Whiting tests water that has gone through the wastewater treatment plant for bacteria. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo

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