Harold Walker

Day and nitro: The end of LI cesspools?

By GREGORY ZELLER // A simple sand-and-wood filtering system could replace cesspools on Long Island and across the state. A white paper issued this week by Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology discusses how Nitrogen Removing Biofilters, using locally sourced natural materials, have shown the ability to remove high amounts of nitrogen from household wastewater. The NRB technology is not proprietary to SBU – tests are already underway in other regions – but…