Water and wastewater service providers are constantly faced with the challenge to meet increased service demands with shrinking budgets. Civil Water Solutions, LLC can stretch your budget through process optimization and energy efficiency.
According to a recent EPA analysis , water and wastewater treatment facilities use approximately 3% of the nation's total energy. A recent survey of major wastewater treatment plants by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) found that aeration consumed 26% and in-plant pumping consumed 38% of the facility's energy use.
Energy costs for water and wastewater can be 33% of a municipality's total energy bill. Energy efficiency investments have outstanding rates of return and can reduce costs by 25% or more.
1. Environmental Protection Agency. "Ensuring a Sustainable Future: An Energy Management Guidebook for Wastewater and Water Utilities." Washington, DC: EPA, Jan. 2008: 2-4.