As news continues to mount over an increase in problems, a recent article from CBS News highlights the continuing issue of contaminated sewage sludge getting into waterways and cropland, ultimately finding its way into food and drink. This sewage sludge can contain PFAS, also known as "forever chemicals" and can present health risks to people if consumed. The use of a multiple hearth furnace can be an effective tool for removing.

The article states: "Over the last five years, over 100 billion gallons of untreated sewage have flowed through Mexico's Tijuana River and into the Pacific Ocean at the shores of the seaside town, contaminating the air, water, and soil and posing environmental and public health hazards. '

In addition: "Dangerous pathogens and chemicals in contaminated waters pose a spectrum of short and long-term health risks, spanning gastrointestinal issues to neurological disorders," according to the SDSU report.

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