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By Rob English
Interim Public Works Director 

Edmonds sewer project will reduce carbon footprint | Guest View


Last updated 4/12/2022 at 11am

City of Edmonds

The City of Edmonds is partnering with the Department of Enterprise Services, Ameresco, and Ecoremedy to complete a $27 million carbon recovery project.

The project's focus is to replace the City's 30-year-old sewage sludge incinerator (SSI) at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) with a new gasification system that will convert the biosolids produced in the treatment process into an alternative, carbon-rich resource called "biochar."

This end-product will have the designation of "Exceptional Quality Biosolids," or EQ Biosolids. The new system is designed to reduce the need for outside fu...

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