THE WASHINGTON POST: DC WATER ADOPTS NORWAY’S CAMBI SYSTEM FOR MAKING POWER AND FINE FERTILIZER FROM SEWAGE

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/dc-water-adopts-norways-cambi-system-for-turning-sewage-into-electricity-and-fertilizer/2014/04/05/3d456d7e-a642-11e3-9cff-b1406de784f0_story.html

5th April 2014, By Ashley Halsey III for The Washington Post

 

At its advanced waste treatment plant in Southeast Washington, D.C. Water is introducing technology used in North America for the first time. March 18, 2014 Seth Lehman, senior superintendent at Pizzagalli Construction, is dwarfed inside an anaerobic digester tank at the Blue Plains advanced waste treatment plant that D.C. Water is building in Southeast Washington. When completed, it will be the largest thermal hydrolysis plant in the world. Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post

 

Quoting Ashley Halsey III:

“Yes, from poop will come power — 13 megawatts of it. Enough electricity to light about 10,500 homes.”

 

Follow the link bellow and enjoy Ashley Halsey III’s magnificent article on Cambi and DC Water.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/dc-water-adopts-norways-cambi-system-for-turning-sewage-into-electricity-and-fertilizer/2014/04/05/3d456d7e-a642-11e3-9cff-b1406de784f0_story.html

Also take a look at Cambi Construction Time-lapse Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32VuLrC0mNY