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In the cover story (NCE last week) on the recycling of sewage effluent for drinking water, I was highly amused to read that 'the ICE is well aware that the public may find the idea of deriving drinking water from sewage hard to swallow'.

Ignoring the fact that the practice is already widely used in the UK, I can foresee a publicity campaign by the water companies to the effect that all the water supplied has been passed by the management.

Chris Wotherspoon (M), christopher.wotherspoon@ntleworld.com

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