City of Collinsville Wastewater Treatment Plant

Kincaid Wastewater Treatment Plant

Case Study: No-Cost and Low-Cost Measures to Improve Energy Efficiency at WWTPs

Energy represents a significant expense across all processes at wastewater treatment systems, after operations and maintenance costs. The most energy-intensive […]

Case Study: Du Quoin Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Du Quoin Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in southern Illinois runs a Schrieber Plant with an average flow of 2.4 […]

The Path to Resilience: Maximizing Energy Savings at Wastewater Treatment Plants

Wastewater treatment facilities can account for up to 30% of a municipality’s energy use. Plants that set energy efficiency as […]

Water Pumping Efficiency Technical Tip

Fluid pumping is a major component of many water and wastewater plants’ energy consumption. For most potable water plants, pumping […]

Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District WWTP Case Study

The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District (KWRD) has been pursuing energy efficiency and energy recovery opportunities for many years. In October […]

Village of Heyworth WWTP Case Study

In 2022, the Village of Heyworth wastewater treatment plant, a 1.0 MGD lagoon system, faced an electric supply hike of […]

Herrin WWTP Case Study

In 2018, SEDAC performed an energy assessment for the Herrin IL Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The assessment identified several energy […]

Algal Treatment for Wastewater Treatment Plants

A new process to enhance water treatment and minimize energy consumption is gaining traction in Water Resource Recovery. The concept […]

Illinois EPA Public Water Infrastructure Energy Efficiency Program Flyer

Take a look at our program flyer for information on no-cost energy assessments, top energy savings opportunities, and realized savings […]

Lift Station Optimization in Wastewater Treatment Plants

Lift stations move wastewater from lower to higher elevation, particularly where the elevation of wastewater sources is not sufficient for […]