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New Sewage Treatment System Creates Clean Energy And Water

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Throughout the world, there are two major problems facing humanity: clean water and sustainable energy. And a new device may be able to solve both issues in one fell swoop. 

Called the NEWgenerator, this device was created by associate professor of engineering at the University of South Florida Daniel Yeh. By filtering waste water and sewage into clean water, the generator simultaneously generates power and extracts nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater, which can be used as fertilizer.