A new $18 million project at a St. Joseph plant uses ultraviolet lights to remove E. coli from wastewater before it goes into the Missouri River.
Officials cut the ribbon Wednesday at the UV and Effluent Pump Station Facility.
The St. Joseph News-Press reports the plant contains 972 ultraviolet lights, which kill DNA found in E. coli so it can't reproduce.
The message of music is even more meaningful when it's taken on the road – at least, that's how the New Generation Singers see it.
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven plan to make their own inspections of dams and levees along the Missouri River.
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