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'Poo-Gloo' coming to Plain City



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PLAIN CITY, Utah (AP) -- Plain City is getting a new wastewater facility that looks more like a snow home than a treatment plant.

It's called a "Poo-Gloo." The igloo-shaped structure houses chopped PVC pipe, which helps create an environment for good bacteria to grow and help get rid of the waste. Poo-Gloos block sunlight and create an ideal atmosphere for bacteria.

The city plans to buy about 50 of the units.

The creators say the system has worked in lab testing, but Plain City's sewer lagoon will be the first to actually the "Poo-Gloos."

------ Information from: Standard-Examiner

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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