How does water get treated?

PHOENIX – The Deer Valley Treatment Plant cleans, tests and pumps out 150 million gallons of water a day.

That would fill more than 225 Olympic swimming pools.

A behind-the-scenes tour shows how water is managed and treated in the Valley.

Editor’s note: This story was produced for Cronkite News in collaboration with the Walter Cronkite School-based Carnegie-Knight News21 “Troubled Water” national reporting project scheduled for publication in August. Check out the project’s blog here.