MAP: Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area and Columbia water treatment locations

June 27, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Columbia sewer water is treated in clay-lined treatment cells in the Missouri River bottoms and is then used to flood wetlands in the state owned Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area. High chloride levels suggest this wastewater has mixed with the underground water that supplies the city’s well field for drinking water.

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