The Sewer Battle: Gravity vs. Pressurized

Gravity and low-pressure sewer systems both have benefits, but apples to apples, low-pressure systems cost less to install.

Long before the apple first fell on Sir Isaac Newton’s head, waste has been flowing downhill. In many cases it still does. But as populations branched out to lower elevations, gravity no longer could do the job, and lift stations were needed to restore flow.

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