"I had never thought much about what happened after the toilet flushed. The contents simply went away. But that was before I moved to Cleveland Parkand before my toilet started flushing up, rather than down, during rainstorms. And before I became obsessed with Washington's sewer system...As awful as that sounds, it was merely a drop in the billions of gallons of combined raw sewage and storm water that flow every year into Washington's principal waterways: the Anacostia River, the Potomac River, and Rock Creek."
Thanks to David Gest