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FPUD wins Award of Excellence for recycling device


Last updated 6/19/2008 at Noon

FALLBROOK — Just as “going green” seems to be on everyone’s mind these days, the Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) just won the prestigious Award of Excellence from the American Society of Civil Engineers for its new process that recycles sewage sludge into Class A biosolid.

The May 17 award was given to the district for being the first community of its size to convert sludge into nutrient-rich fertilizer, instead of trucking it off and dumping it into a landfill. The district was also praised for the fact that air emissions and soaring costs associated with hauling truckloa...

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