From The Editor | May 20, 2014

5 Reasons To Harvest The Power Of Biogas

Laura Martin

By Laura Martin

The DuoSphere Gasholder from WesTech is used in the anaerobic digestion process.

Not every utility that cleans wastewater views itself as a wastewater treatment plant. 

“Some utilities have started making the shift from saying ‘we make clean water’ to saying ‘we recover resources from water,’” said Matt Williams, an anaerobic digestion/biosolids expert from WesTech. “They are seeing themselves as water resource recovery facilities.”

These utilities are using anaerobic digestion to turn their biosolids into biogas — a renewable energy source. Williams shares five reasons why every wastewater treatment plant should consider doing the same.