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BENEFICIAL BIOSOLIDS USE  

 

Board/executive management policy created, advocating beneficial biosolids use 

 

Business case evaluation conducted for beneficial biosolids use program 

 

Marketing plan for products created 

 

Public involvement and education activities related to public acceptance and support of 
beneficial biosolids use 

In 2015, the District embarked on a unique partnership with Lystek, an organic materials recovery firm, 
to develop a new regional Organic Materials Recovery Center (OMRC) at the District’s Treatment Plant 
site. The OMRC, the first facility in the United States of its kind, transforms non-hazardous organic 
materials (such as food waste and sewage sludge) into nutrient-rich, federally registered fertilizers and 
other multi-purpose products.   The new OMRC is currently under construction with completion 
anticipated in 2016.     

The District participates in several regional groups focused on exploration/evaluation of alternative 
biosolids uses, including Bay Area Clean Water Agencies (BACWA) Biosolids committee and the 
California Association of Sanitation Agencies Biosolids program.   

Participation in meetings with other stakeholders, including active participation in the Solano County 
Biosolids stakeholder group.  This group is a public forum to discuss issues related to land application of 
biosolids.     

Performance Measures & Results