Season 13, Episode 18 Are You Swimming in the Sewer?

First Aired: December 2, 1986

"Are You Swimming in a Sewer?" addresses the problem of pollution and examines cities that face health problems because of antiquated treatment plants. Also: industrial and municipal recycling programs; and a Los Angeles task force that apprehends the heads of companies that pollute.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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