First Commercial Nutrient Recovery Facility in the U.S.
Jun 10, 2009
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jun 08 (MARKET WIRE) —
Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. –
Official unveiling and media tour of the opening of the first commercial
facility in the United States to incorporate new technology that recovers
phosphorus and other nutrients from wastewater and recycles them into
environmentally-safe premium-quality commercial fertilizer.
– Public/private partnership jointly owned and operated by Clean Water
Services, a water resource management utility serving more than 500,000
customers in urban Washington County west of Portland, and Ostara
Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia.
– Provides environmental and financial benefits to Clean Water Services
and its ratepayers by increasing plant capacity, reducing maintenance
costs and generating revenue from environmentally friendly fertilizer,
brand name Crystal Green. Crystal Green is the world’s first renewable
and environmentally-safe fertilizer.
ABOUT DURHAM ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT:
The Durham Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility cleans more than 20
million gallons a day of flow from the cities of Beaverton, Tigard,
Sherwood, Tualatin, Durham and King City, and portions of Clackamas and
Multnomah Counties. In 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
named the Durham Facility the best operated and maintained advanced
wastewater treatment plant in the nation.
Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., founded in 2005, is a
Vancouver-based company commercializing proprietary technologies that
recover resources from wastewater and recycle them into valuable
products. For more information: visit www.ostara.com and
Clean Water Services
Government and Public Affairs Manager
(503) 681-4450 or Cell: (503) 701-4293
Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc.