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On this week's episode of A Closer Look, we take a deep dive into the bowels of La Crosse and explore the city's wastewater treatment facility to find out what happens after you flush.

For more information, here's a 2017 story by the La Crosse Tribune about the wastewater treatment plant in La Crosse.

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Data, interactive and video journalist

Elizabeth Beyer is a data, interactive and video journalist with the River Valley Media Group.

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Rick Czeczok

Excellent documentary. Show's that LaCrosse is not another Minneapolis. In Minneapolis if they get one inch of rain the raw sewage is dumped right into the Mississippi. They have been doing this for over fifty years, and are really doing nothing to change it. The Mississippi is filthy right from the start. Please write your legislators to get that corrected. Ron Kind has known about it and has done nothing but talk.

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