222 

 

 

Number of Specific Projects Completed Associated with a Partnership (DRSCW) - 2 completed; 
many future projects listed in NPDES permit special conditions  

 

Number and Type of Formal Recognitions -  CSWEA Safety Award; Conservation Foundation 
Clean Water Award; NACWA Silver Award  

  

ENERGY EFFICIENCY  

 

 Indication of management commitment (e.g., energy efficiency standard operating procedures; 
board/executive management energy efficiency policy, including quantitative goals developed 
and shared with stakeholders)  

 

Energy audit/benchmarking conducted to identify priorities for energy efficiency improvements  

 

Energy management-related training provided to plant staff 

 

Utilization of energy conserving operational methods (e.g., optimization of primary 
sedimentation to reduce utilization of pure oxygen) 

Energy efficiency master plan and communications strategy as part of an overall strategic plan  

Energy efficiency team established and empowered to implement master plan and communicate results 
to staff  

Energy efficiency evaluated for all equipment purchases and capital projects  

Conduct and participate in research activities  

Utilization of energy conserving equipment wherever possible  

Performance Measures & Results 

 

KWh reductions  36kW  

 

ENERGY GENERATION & RECOVERY  

 

Indication of management commitment (e.g., standard operating procedures; board/executive 
management renewable energy conversion policy, including quantitative goals developed and 
shared with stakeholders)   

 

Internal energy sources evaluated (e.g., biogas, hydropower, heat in wastewater), and/or 
renewable energy sources evaluated on an ongoing basis (e.g., solar, wind, co-digestion)  

 

Recovery of digester gas in a combined heat and power (CHP) system, and boilers in place (for 
process and building heating)   

 

Conversion of digester biogas to electricity and heat, and/or transportation fuel Yes   

Co-generation systems  

FOG receiving station  

Heat recovery system  

Co-Digestion system  

Investigation into use of solar energy