Once considered to be ordinary and mundane, wastewater treatment is becoming a recognized contributor to the green technology movement. It’s a rising star in the resource recovery world with the adoption of one key ingredient – algae.
Not every utility that cleans wastewater views itself as a wastewater treatment plant.
“Some utilities have started making the shift from saying ‘we make clean water’ to saying ‘we recover resources from water,’” said Matt Williams, an anaerobic digestion/biosolids expert from WesTech. “They are seeing themselves as water resource recovery facilities.”
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