Partnership in the Bay
NEW NUTRIENT RECOVERY AND REMOVAL BRINGS ENVIRONMENTAL AND MONETARY BONUS
The Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s (HRSD) service area includes 17 cities and counties of southeast Virginia, an area of more than 3,100 sq miles and a population of 1.6 million. Wastewater flows through municipal collection systems to HRSD’s interceptor system. This network of pipelines and pump stations conveys the flow to 13 treatment plants, which have a combined capacity of 249 million gal per day (mgd).
The Nansemond Treatment Plant (NTP), which began operation in 1983, is a 30-mgd facility that has received national awards for outstanding compliance with its environmental permits for 22 consecutive years. It treats wastewater and discharges into the James River, which leads into the Chesapeake Bay.
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2010-09-01-Water & Wastes Digest