Water treatment deals with three big problems caused by having 8.2-million people living on just over 300 square miles of land: 1) cholera, dysentery, and other diseases known to kill off members of your party along the Oregon Trail; 2) odors; 3) pests like mosquitoes, rodents, and, apparently, plastic alligators
"Wastewater treatment, the subway, and the Yankees are what make us all happy to live together," says Pinn
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.