The Bio-Solids Division of Water Pollution Control houses perhaps the fastest growing program of the department: N-Viro Soil™. This innovative technology recycles and reuses the sludge by-product generated at the treatment facility.
The addition of the N-Viro Soil™ process has allowed us to discontinue a costly and time-consuming land application program and recycle wastewater sludge and other waste streams rich in organic matter into a safe, valuable product that can be beneficially reused.
This program has been effective in reducing pollutant discharge from combined sewer overflows and increasing the overall efficiency of the collection system. Specifically, the program oversees the:
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