Rocket Powered Waste Water Treatment Plant

Posted: August 18, 2010 in News

Some clever boffins have worked out a way to power waste water treament plants using rocket power. By restricting oxygen, the waste product breaks down anaerobically producing Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and Methane gas. These can then be used in clean burning rocket thrusters that power the treatment plant. The plant would then literally be powered by the waste it is treating and would be emission free.

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