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'Water cremation' plans paused over fears liquefied remains could get in water system

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 19, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Dec 18, 2017

The funeral industry could benefit from more environmentally friendly options. But water companies in the United Kingdom have balked at one cremation alternative. Sandwell Council was working with UK-based Resomation to offer what's called water cremation when the water firm covering the region refused them a permit. Regulation body Water UK said, "It is the liquefied remains of the dead going into the water system. We dn't think the public will like the idea." Related: 'Green Cremation...





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