Concrete-Dissolving Bacteria Are Destroying Our Nation's Sewers

Say what? That's the conclusion from a symposium on the microbiology of the built environment held recently in Washington, DC. Bacteria are doing terrible things to our sewage pipes. The concrete pipes that carry our waste are literally dissolving away, forcing engineers into a messy, expensive battle against tiny microbes.

Source: A recent posting on the Web site Read more.

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