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Glove Cities wastewater plant expansion clears major hurdle

State signs off on plans, $1 million grant

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Wastewater treatment processes have a lot in common with human digestion, according to Tyler Masick. “We use anaerobic digestion to break down solids in the water,” he said. “It’s basically like a stomach.” Masick is lead engineer at the Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment Plant. Every time someone takes a shower or flushes a toilet in either of the Glove Cities, that water goes to Masick’s plant. The nastier stuff from homes or industrial producers goes into ...

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