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An article called Plants that Purify on page 9 of the Jan/Feb '92 issue of Audubon describes how marsh plants effectively cleanse the effluent from sewage water. The marshes emit no unpleasant odors and are home to birds, turtles, and fish. Excerpts of the article follow:

An article called Space-Age Sewage System on page 30 of the June '93 issue of Popular Science magazine describes a natural biofilter for processing sewage. Excerpts of the article follow: