Grottoes Treatment Plant Getting An Upgrade

In Compliance With Government Mandates, South River Dumping To Decrease

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Posted: January 7, 2014

A lagoon at the Grottoes sewage treatment plant collects and eliminates bacteria through an ultraviolet system. (Photo by Matt Gonzales / DN-R)
According to Brandon Kiracofe, excessive levels of nutrients can lead to algae growth, which decomposes, consumes oxygen and affects water clarity, which can impact marine life that thrives in areas such as the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by Matt Gonzales / DN-R)

Alluring. Fascinating. Breathtaking. Iconic.

Throughout the years, Virginians have used a variety of adjectives to describe the aesthetics of the historic Chesapeake Bay. The 64,000-square mileā€¦

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