Safe Drinking Water In The Elizabethan Age

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Maintaining healthy waters are crucial to the human life. Water is needed by all life on earth. Over 1.1 billion people live without access to safe drinking water. In the Elizabethan Age, the concept of treating wastewater had not yet crossed the minds of a society that was dangerously unaware of the potential for the diseases and ill health they faced by exposing themselves to household and personal wastes. With the growth of world population nature cannot always treat all the wastewater created. Each person uses up to 100 gallons of water every day for drinking, cooking, bathing, flushing toilets, laundry, washing cars, and watering lawns. The water that we have used in our homes that goes down the drain is called wastewater. This includes water from baths, showers, sinks, dishwashers, washing machines, and toilets.
If your home has a septic tank, the wastewater is piped into a large tank buried in your yard. As the wastewater settles in the tank, the solid sinks to the bottom and the liquid flows out into an underground layer of rocks called the
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It looks and smells dissatisfactory. Polluted water isn’t just deadly, it is also deadly. About 1.8 million people die every year of diarrheal diseases like cholera. In nature, water is cleaned slowly. It takes months or even years. Because we produce so much wastewater, wastewater treatment plants were built to clean wastewater faster. Wastewater goes through several stages of cleaning. The first step to cleaning wastewater is filtering out trash like rags and sticks. These trashes are moved to the landfills. Next, the wastewater flows through a grit chamber where sand and other heavy stuff sinks to the bottom. The grit is also moved to the landfills. The wastewater is slowed down as it moves through primary clarifiers. It is then allowed to settle so the tiny particle left in the cloudy water can either float to the top or sink to the

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