After the talk, you'll take a stroll to the digester eggs -- this one topped with a blue, glass walkway -- which are so hugundous that you can see them from a fifth of a mile away. That's further than it sounds like. Try jogging right now, you'll find out
The plant also runs special tours on Valentine's Day. Here's Shawn & Courteney on why they decided to hit up this unusual date spot. Shawn: "She hates romance, so I decided to surprise her." Courteney: "The overriding emotion of the last ten years of marriage has been disgust, so where better.
View from the top. After multiple treatment stages, much of the organic material removed from sewage is broken down by the digester eggs into water, carbon dioxide, and methane gas, leaving only a digested sludge. This in turn is dewatered to form a cake-like substance, which is where cake comes from. Also it can be used as a fertilizer
Meanwhile, the purified water is released back into the East River. Where exactly? Right across from the United Nations. Take that, international diplomacy and cooperation. USA! USA! USA! USA