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La Conner wastewater treatment plant turns waste into cash

Large and small gatherings alike have been nixed statewide and around the nation due to the evolving coronavirus outbreak.

But a rare scheduled event that came off as planned took place here in La Conner last Friday.

It was the bi-annual tour of La Conner’s award-winning wastewater treatment plant, which not only transformed the town when built in the 1970s but has in recent years embraced composting biosolids to generate a much-in-demand product sought by commercial and residential users.

Mayor Ramon Hayes, Town Administrator Scott Thomas, Town Council member John Leaver, and the Weekly News...


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