East End Waste Water Treatment Facility Open for Tour Tomorrow PM

Tour of the Facility Thursday at 2:00 pm

Tour of the Facility Thursday at 2:00 pm

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 2,410)

The public is invited to attend a public tour of the Aeration Project at the East End Wastewater Treatment Facility, 500 Marginal Way, Portland.  The tour is Thursday, September 10, at 2:00 pm.

Recently, the Portland Water District  Board of Trustees approved an $11.34 million dollar project to upgrade the EEWT facility’s  36-year old aeration system.  Aeration is a critical biological component to waste water treatment.  Construction is expected to begin this fall and continue into 2018.

The aeration system, which has reached the end of its useful life, will be updated to increase operational performance and maintain compliance with permit conditions.

Efficiency Maine has recognized the project’s energy efficiency with a $200,000 grant

For more information, please email Michelle at:  mclements@pwd.org or 207 774-5961, x 3050.