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"Seed sludge" injection marks key milestone at Sechelt's sewer plant

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Sechelt’s new sewer treatment plant has cleared another hurdle.

The District says the 25 million dollar facility has now taken in its first waste water, and what engineers call “seed sludge”; material to help kick-start the biological treatment process.

The next steps include adding plants to the greenhouse section, which is a key part of the facility’s unique design.

Testing will continue all month, and if it goes well the old Ebbtide facility will be shut down and a full sewer flow will go into the new plant for a final 28 day assessment.

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