CWEA Past President Carrie Mattingly Featured in News Story on Planned Treatment Plant Upgrades

The San Luis Obispo Tribune news story describes the upcoming $9.5m treatment plant upgrades and the plans for more energy-efficient systems.

The sprawling facility, which operates on 37 acres, is an intricate network of concrete pools and treatment areas that transform sewage into water safe enough to be released into the city’s creeks.

Many of the mechanisms used date to the plant’s last upgrade in 1994, but others have been in place for more than 60 years.

The city partnered with PG&E to facilitate the upgrades through a program that uses projected operational savings to finance the upgrades.

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