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Steve Green, Northwest Municipal Market Manager Xylem Inc.

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How an Integrated Process System Optimized Delivery Speed and Value for a New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted by Steve Green, Northwest Municipal Market Manager Xylem Inc. on Fri, Aug 04, 2017 @ 05:10 PM

In 2014, the town of Berthoud, located on the Front Range of Colorado, north of Denver along the I-25 corridor, was faced with development requests from a combination of residential, commercial, and light industrial users. This request coincided with the implementation of stringent nutrient regulations by the State of Colorado for new wastewater treatment facilities. With the planned development of the eastern area of the community, particularly a major complex serving the trucking industry, a new east-side treatment facility would be necessary to sustain the planned growth of the city to the east of the existing service area. As a result, Berthoud officials made the decision to build a new wastewater treatment plant under an expedited schedule to accommodate the growth on the eastern part of the town.

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Topics: Wastewater Treatment