||Alternative energy sources for wastewater treatment plants /
||Weston (Roy F.), Inc., West Chester, PA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Engineering Research Laboratory,
||EPA-600/2-88/043; PB88-239090; EPA-68-03-3055
Sewage disposal plants. ;
Electric power generation ;
Solar energy ;
Heat pumps ;
Wind power generation ;
Cost estimates ;
Hydroelectric power generation ;
Waste water treatment ;
Energy sources ;
Renewable energy sources ;
Geothermal energy ;
Low-head hydroelectric power plants ;
Water treatment plants
||Region 1 Library/Boston,MA
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||117 p. : ill., charts ; 28 cm.
The technology assessment provides an introduction to the use of several alternative energy sources at wastewater treatment plants. The report contains fact sheets (technical descriptions) and data sheets (cost and design information) for the technologies. Cost figures and schematic diagrams of the technologies are included. The following alternative energy technologies appear to be potentially cost effective: Heat pumps which use influent or effluent wastewater as their heat source, for supplying process or building heat; Geothermal direct-use systems for large energy loads when geothermal source is adequate; Wind power systems for large electrical loads when annual wind flux is adequate; Passive solar systems where they can be cost-effectively integrated into the overall architectural design of a facility; Low-head hydro systems may be appropriate for smaller plants which have an available head greater than three meters.
Includes bibliographical references. "PB88-239090." "EPA-600/2-88/043." "August 1988." "Contract No. 68-03-3055." "Project Officer Francis L. Evans."