“We’re starting to realize it’s the same water that’s been around for millions of years,” Komiske said. “What our treatment plants do is reclaim the water.”
While the gallons of water saved at the compost facility may seem small relative to the millions of gallons used by the city’s population, it could be an important step in the right direction for Norman.
“This could be of significant assistance to the city, and we are awaiting (the) DEQ’s decision,” City Manager Steve Lewis said. “I think this is a smart move.”