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Performance Measures & Results 

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Total kWh used Since 2010, OWASA has reduced the amount of electricity required to treat the 
community’s wastewater by 4.7 million kilowatthours: a decrease of 36%.  

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Energy intensity: kWh per MG wastewater treated: Since 2010, OWASA’s energy use to collect 
and treat one thousand gallons of wastewater has decreased by 2.19 kilowatt-hours. In other 
words, we have reduced our energy intensity by 41%.  

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Beneficial use of the biogas generated in wastewater treatment developed in collaboration with 
the community: We are working to achieve this goal by 2020.  

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Cost of energy OWASA spent about $200,000 less on energy in Fiscal Year 2015, as we did in 
Fiscal Year 2010.