Featured Facilities

The Featured Facility highlights a facility that is implementing new and innovative technologies to improve public health, protect the environment, reduce costs, and more.

City of Grand Rapids

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Nicole Pasch
07/30/2019
What technologies are you interested in investigating? The City of Grand Rapids is currently constructing biodigesters. The project will be completed early next year. Once completed, we’ll need to recover...

SmartSewers Cincinnati

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Achal Garg, Ph.D.
06/13/2019
Like many wastewater utilities across the nation, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) is challenged to find a solution to a knotty issue: how to make a multi-billion-dollar...

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

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Thomas Kunetz, P.E.
06/13/2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) is investigating or interested in investigating application of enhanced biological phosphorus removal, shortcut biological nutrient removal, algae treatment for nutrient recovery,...

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Silicon Valley Partners for Resource Recovery

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Eric Hansen
06/13/2019
Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) has been investigating all aspects of wastewater resource recovery for a while now. Currently SVCW is investigating SAF-MBR for low cost wastewater treatment and water...

Great Lakes Water Authority

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Wendy Barott
06/13/2019
The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is a regional water and sewer authority that services nearly 40% of the water customers and nearly 30% of the sewer customers in the...

Unitywater

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Luisa Magalhães
06/13/2019
Unitywater is very focused on resource recovery initiatives and technologies. Our business development and innovation section provides a platform for idea generation and evaluation for new processes, technologies, and systems...

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

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Joseph A. Kozak
06/13/2019
The District has a Monitoring and Research Department that evaluates up-and-coming technologies for both wastewater treatment and biosolids management. Some of these technologies have been vetted and are being implemented...

AlexRenew

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Grace Richardson
06/13/2019
AlexRenew is one of the first utilities in North America to implement sidestream deammonification and has been running this process for approximately one year. Our 276,000 gal/day Centrate Pretreatment (CPT)...

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

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Matthew T. Magruder
06/13/2019
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional government agency that provides water reclamation and flood management services for about 1.1 million people in 28 communities in the Greater Milwaukee...

Queensland Urban Utilities

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Colin Chapman
06/13/2019
Formed on July 1, 2010, Queensland Urban Utilities is the largest water and sewerage distributor-retailer in South East Queensland, Australia. We are jointly owned by the councils of Brisbane, Ipswich,...

American Water

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Yanjin Liu
06/14/2019
For wastewater collection, American Water is implementing a sewer inspection tool using acoustic technology. The acoustic inspection helps the operators to identify the blockage of the sewer and prioritize cleaning...

Orange County Sanitation District

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Jeff Brown
06/14/2019
After two years of study, the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is moving toward a full-scale demonstration of the solids processing technology known as supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) as implemented...

Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District

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Irene Huang
06/14/2019
The Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District (LGVSD) is currently installing a biogas fueling station at the District's wastewater treatment plant and a backup natural gas fueling station at one of...

The Philadelphia Water Department

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Christine Marjoram
06/14/2019
The Philadelphia Water Department has been collaborating with local researchers and other local resources to evaluate resource recovery technologies, including biodiesel production from wastewater scum and carbon and nitrogen recovery...

Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Mitch Maidrand
06/14/2019
Our goal is to meet more stringent permit requirements on coliform, ammonia, and nitrate. Additionally, we want to transition from a secondary water resource recovery facility to tertiary in order...

Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility

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Ana Pena-Tijerina
06/14/2019
Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility (VCWRF) has implemented numerous energy-related improvements by executing an Energy Savings Performance Contract with Johnson Controls, Inc.

City of Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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Chris LeFebvre
06/14/2019
The City of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is focusing on transforming its Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) to a Resource Recovery Facility. Over the past five years, the wastewater staff has put...

Metro Vancouver

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06/14/2019
Metro Vancouver plans to implement over $2 billion dollars worth of wastewater infrastructure over the next 15 years, including two treatment facilities that will be built almost from scratch. The...