Tuesday, July 25, 2006

The History of Sanitary Sewers

The History of Sanitary Sewers: "Over the past ten years, Jon Schladweiler, the Historian of the Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association, has researched and collected materials related to the history of sewage conveyance systems. Many of these have been displayed in a traveling exhibit entitled 'The Collection Systems Historical Photo and Artifacts Display.' "

Who would have guessed that there was a website devoted to the history of sewers? I like it mainly for this photo. Link via Incoming Signals.

4 comments:

  1. Scott Cupp9:31 AM

    I remeber when this photo was first posted. Scary thing. Guess there were no small creatures living near that pipe.

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  2. Yet there are some who deny that there are alligators in our sewers!

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  3. Thank you, not so much, for taking me back to the days when I wrote ad copy for wastewater treatment products like filter presses, screw pumps, and pneumatic sludge handling systems. Come to think of it, there were a few reptiles in the business.

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  4. Tina did you check out the page of poems and songs about sewers? Did you ever write any?

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