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With next-generation technology appearing in more and more parts of water resource recovery facilities, a new partnership in Maryland is considering an interesting question: Can implementing technology directly in retention ponds and other control features lead to more effective stormwater management?
At WEFTEC 2019, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Water Research Foundation (Denver, Colo.) recognized three U.S. utilities for projects that demonstrate technology’s potential to solve complex environmental and economic challenges.
This bill would create grants and loan guarantees to for WRRFs to pay for the installation of power generation technology, such as biogas recovery and other innovative equipment. WEF worked with the Sen. Merkley’s office to create the bill.
At WEFTEC 2019, the Water Environment Federation and its partners recognized Broward County Water and Wastewater Services as a Utility of the Future Today for its innovative efforts to ensure operational sustainability.
Todd Saums and Tom McGrain, who operate and manage water resource recovery facilities for the Northwestern Water and Sewer District (Bowling Green, Ohio), spent 8 days last month in the Bahamas assisting with recovery efforts that are still underway after Hurricane Dorian devastated the island chain in early September.