Energy-Saving Opportunities for Wastewater Facilities: A Review

Date Published: June 1, 2003

Document Type: Market Research Report, Report


Program Administrator:

Wisconsin Focus on Energy


Energy Center of Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin at Madison

Author Names:

Elliott, Todd


This report provides an overview of energy savings measures for wastewater utilities in Wisconin. Depending on the size of the utility, the energy costs associated with pumping in the collection system may also be fairly high. Therefore, the greatest opportunities for significant energy savings involve aeration, sludge treatment, and pumping. Altering other treatment processes may result in minor energy savings. 

Efficiency Topics