“Citywide, about 20 billion gallons of combined sewer overflows are discharged annually into local waterways. Still, that is an improvement from nearly 110 billion gallons annually in 1985. The overflows can trigger beach closings and restrictions on recreational water use.” Which leads to this question from the NYT: What Happens When 25,000 Amazon Workers Flush Toilets? (If recent economic history is any indication, a bunch of local retailers will find themselves knee deep in sewage…)