Comforts of Home

A secondary treatment unit with recirculating compartments enables a remote mining camp in British Columbia to use flush toilets rather than latrines
Comforts of Home
A heavy-lift helicopter lowers the container with the AdvanTex AX-Mobile treatment system. (Photos courtesy of Wildernest Systems)

Gold miners at the remote Brucejack 150-man camp north of Stewart, B.C., had to dig latrines by hand. Helicopters air-lifted preassembled timber outhouses from the staging point, Grand Duke, 30 miles and one mountain range away.

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