Trout On Display

An aquarium inside an Idaho treatment plant demonstrates the life-giving quality of the facility’s Class A reuse effluent.
Trout On Display
The original rainbow trout caught in the neighborhood pond maneuver past the decorative ornaments to feed in the 120-gallon aquarium.

The wastewater treatment plant in Ketchum, Idaho, treats 1.25 mgd, largely for reuse in irrigation. One of the plant’s most popular features, though, holds just 120 gallons of water. It’s an aquarium, fed by plant effluent, that nurtures rainbow trout.

The plant team installed...

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