Striving for Net Zero

Efficiency upgrades and process improvements allow a Massachusetts water treatment plant to generate 70 percent of its own electric power.
Striving for Net Zero

In 2007, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) began an energy management pilot to help reach near net zero energy for seven water treatment plants.

One of the biggest successes was the Town of Lee drinking water treatment plant, which now produces...

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