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Clean Water Services, Ostara to unveil $4.75M water-treatment plant

Sustainable Business Oregon
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Washington County's Clean Water Services — the utility that manages waste for more than 536,000 tri-county residents — has joined forces for a second time with British Columbia's Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. This time the pair built the world’s largest municipal facility dedicated to making fertilizer from water waste.

Washington County's Clean Water Services — the utility that manages waste for more than 536,000 tri-county residents — has joined forces for a second time with British Columbia's Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. This time the pair built the world’s largest municipal facility dedicated to making fertilizer from water waste.

The $4.75 million facility in Rock Creek will extract approximately 1,200 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...

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