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