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Water Reclamation

There’s no such thing as wastewater. Water reclamation facilities are increasingly equipped to effectively manage and recover resources including potable water, carbon and nutrients. Whether your goal is to meet your permit conditions or to build a net-zero facility, we’ll work with you to find the right solutions.

DC Water's groundbreaking use of thermal hydrolysis makes it the first facility in the U.S. to use this technology, and the largest in the world.

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We've moved from simply designing treatment plants to designing water resource recovery facilities.
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The Future of Resource Recovery
We’re breaking down all the basics of resource recovery and dreaming up a future where 0% of resources are wasted along the way.

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