Why Woonsocket’s sewage treatment plant can’t afford to fail 

KARL VON LINDENBERG, process improvement manager for Synagro Technologies, explains the portable gravity belt thickener’s role in the incineration side of the Woonsocket Wastewater Treatment Facility. The temporary equipment, along with a crew that includes von Lindenburg, arrived from Baltimore to use while the permanent equipment is being repaired. /RHODE ISLAND CURRENT/ MICHAEL SALERNO
You smell it before you see it: a faint sour tinge to the breeze blowing out from the Woonsocket Wastewater Treatment Facility.  It’s hardly a full-frontal attack of stench, which is intentional. The brick buildings that house solidified sewage by-products are depressurized, with the air sucked up into a web of pipes infused with bleach…

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