Home Must Reads Clean Water Services, Ostara partner on $4.75M water-treatment plant

Clean Water Services, Ostara partner on $4.75M water-treatment plant

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, May 07, 2012

Washington County's Clean Water Services and Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies built the world's largest municipal facility for making fertilizer from water waste.

The $4.75 million facility in Rock Creek will extract approximately 500 tons of phosphorus from wastewater annually to produce a high-end fertilizer branded as Crystal Green. The facility officially opens officially Tuesday morning with a keynote speech from Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., an Ostara board member.
This is the second such facility from the increasingly green-trending Clean Water Services. In 2009, CWS became the first utility in the United States to launch a commercial facility using Ostara’s Pearl technology at its treatment facility in Durham. To date that operation has produced 700 tons of Crystal Green fertilizer while reducing rates for customers and creating a new revenue stream at the utility.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}ostara clcean water{/biztweet}

 

 

More Articles

Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


Read more...

Downtime

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

How State Representative Julie Parrish (House District 37) balances life between work and play.


Read more...

Molecular Movies

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Dr. Chong Fang isn’t God. But the assistant professor of chemistry at Oregon State University is getting closer to figuring out how he put everything together. 


Read more...

Tight and Loose

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

As schools implement more rigorous academic standards, holistic and flexible approaches to K-12 education flourish.


Read more...

Portland rises

News
Monday, August 18, 2014

IMG 2551Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.


Read more...

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

Why I became an Oregon angel investor

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
AngelInvestBY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE

I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS