Energy Conservation and Recovery: Two Requirements for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment

Stenstrom, Michael K.
August 2007
Water Environment Research (10614303);Aug2007, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p819
Academic Journal
The author considers energy conservation and recovery as requirements for sustainable wastewater treatment. He believes that the wastewater treatment industry has an opportunity to show leadership to conserve energy and reduce green house gas emissions while practicing high efficiency and quality standards. He says that the energy recovery possibilities and carbon sequestration benefits of wastewater treatment have the potential to reduce global warming. According to him, the greatest potential for improvement is outside Europe and North America.


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