Portland Plant Turns City Waste Into Power

The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services last week celebrated the opening of its new $8 million co-generation facility at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment plant. The facility will burn methane gas produced from the city’s solid waste to generate more than 12 million kilowatt hours of electricity, or about enough to power 1,000 Northwest homes, … Continue reading Portland Plant Turns City Waste Into Power

Students get first look at Fowler work site

Donning hard hats and safety vests, five students participating in the Oregon Building Congress’ Student Construction Academy got a first look at James W. Fowler Co.’s latest construction project at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant. Accompanied by a supervisor from the Clark County Educational Service District #112, the students were given a tour of … Continue reading Students get first look at Fowler work site

Columbia Blvd. Wastewater Treatment Plant Co-Generation Facility

The City of Portland (City) is known nationwide for it’s commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency and the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant (CBWTP) Co-Generation Plant is just the latest in the City’s efforts to promote energy efficient operations.       The Co-Generation Facility project included installation of two 850 kW generators; process piping … Continue reading Columbia Blvd. Wastewater Treatment Plant Co-Generation Facility