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Over a century ago, before New York City was home to 7,500 miles of plumbing infrastructure and 13 wastewater treatment plants that process 1.3 billion gallons of human waste on a daily basis, Brooklyn's streets were often covered in raw sewage. It makes sense, really, since 19th century New Yorkers didn't often have the benefits of toilets at their disposal. They frequently tossed whatever refuse they deposited in their chamberpots right out the window into the alleyways...