Final Reports for Water and Wastewater Technology Development Demonstration Projects

Report Title Report Number Owner City
Developing Robust Strategies for Climate Change and Other Risks: A Water Utility Framework [PDF] #4262 Water Research Foundation --
Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal from High Strength Ammonia Streams using Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation -- -- --
Mitigation of Ecosystem Degradation by Bio-Energy using Biochar  [PDF] 12-19 -- --
Greenwood Lake Onsite Wastewater Treatment Demonstration ProjectLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. -- -- --
Changing Organizational Culture to Promote Sustainable Water Operations: A Guidebook for Water Utility Sustainability Champions [PDF] -- -- --
Toolbox for Water Utility Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Management [PDF] -- -- --
Sludge Disintegration Summary Report [PDF] Aug 2012 -- Gloversville-Johnstown
Proof-of-Concept for Co-Digestion of Food Waste, Fats, Oil and Grease, and Wastewater Sludge Cake to Create Renewable Energy [PDF|2.7MB] 12-22 -- --
Assessment of Biochemical Process Controls for Reduction of Hydrogen Sulfide Concentrations in Biogas from Farm Digesters [PDF] 12-20 -- --
The UV Validation and Research Center of New York [PDF] 12-13 -- --
Barriers to Biogas Use for Renewable Energy [PDF]
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Hydropower from Wastewater [PDF] 12-04 -- --
Energy Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment in North America: A Compendium of Best Practices and Case Studies of Novel Approaches [PDF|3.2MB] -- -- --
Energy Efficiency Best Practices For North American Drinking Water Utilities [PDF|3.22 MB] -- -- --
Electricity Generation from Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment in Microbial Fuel Cells [PDF] -- -- --
Overview of State Energy Reduction Programs and Guidelines for the Wastewater Sector [PDF] -- -- --
Energy Efficiency in Value Engineering: Barriers and Pathways [PDF] -- -- --
Energy Center of Wisconsin (ECW)- Greak Lakes Region Food Industry Biogas CasebookLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. ECW -- --
Feasibility of Compact, High-Rate Anaerobic Digesters for Biogas Generation at Small Dairy Farms [PDF] 11-02 -- --
WERF Biogas Factsheet [PDF] -- -- --
Evaluating Alternatives for Biogas Clean-up and Use [PDF] 08-23 -- --
Evaluation of Disinfection Alternatives at the Albany County Sewer District North and South Plants - Final Report [PDF|7.5 MB] 10-12 -- --
Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes for Water Disinfection Applications [PDF] -- -- --
Alternative Treatment and Energy Management System Town of Windham Wastewater Treatment Plant [PDF] 10-14 Town of Windham Town of Windham
Feasibility Study of a Pilot Testing Program for Emission Control Biogas Cleaning at a NYCDEP WPCP [PDF] 08-20 -- --
08-18 Energy Efficient Sludge Management Evaluation for Reduced Energy Consumption [PDF] 08-18 -- --
08-16 Pilot Testing of a Membrane Bioreactor Treatment Plant for Reuse Applications [PDF]
Rockland County Rockland County
08-17 Statewide Assessment of Energy Use by the Municipal Water and Wastewater Sector [PDF]

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Village of Cooperstown Wastewater Treatment Facility Ultraviolet Disinfection Project [PDF|5.76 MB]

Village of Cooperstown Cooperstown
Energy Efficient Manure Dewatering Technology Evaluation [PDF]

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City of Oneida Mobilized Film Technology Pilot Study Report [PDF]
07-10 -- --
Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity for the Municipal Wastewater Sector in New York [PDF]
MC08-02 -- --
Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity for the Food Manufacturing Sector in New York [PDF] MC08-01 -- --
Energy Efficient Sludge Treatment with Reed-Bed Technology Demonstration Project [PDF] #06-12 -- --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation Summary Report [PDF] #06-14 -- --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|7.6 MB] Oct. 2007

Albany County --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|5.3 MB] Oct. 2007

Chemung County Sewer District #1 --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|6.7 MB] Oct. 2007

Gloversville- Johnstown --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|4.1 MB] Oct. 2007

Ithaca --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation
[PDF|25 MB]
Oct. 2007
Monroe County Department of Environmental Services --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|10.9 MB] Oct. 2007
South Fallsburg --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation [PDF|4.5 MB] Oct. 2007
Town of Tonawanda --
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Evaluation
[PDF|10.8 MB]
Oct. 2007
Wallkill --
Optimization of UV Disinfection #07-07
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Energy Index Development for Benchmarking Water and Wastewater Utilities [PDF] #07-08
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Coarse Monomedia Outreach for Wastewater Treatment Plants [PDF] #07-02
Aug 2006
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Submetering Program Summary Report [PDF|2.55 MB] #07-01
Oct 2006
-- Multiple Locations
Study to Evaluate the Feasibility of Building an Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Methanol System
Oct 2006 New York City Department of Environmental Protection Queens
Membrane Bioreactor Pilot Study [PDF] #06-08
Oct 2006
City of Harriman Harriman
IUVA Northeast Ultraviolet Disinfection Conference [PDF] -- -- --
Coarse Monomedia Filter Pilot Testing [PDF]
Feb 2006
City of Geneva Geneva
Optimizing the Energy Efficiency of Ultraviolet Disinfection Through On-Site Validation and Control Equipment Maintenance  [PDF|6.2 MB] #05-09
Oct 2005
City of Albany Albany
Primary Effluent Filtration [PDF|4.5 MB] #05-08
Apr 2005
Niagara County Sewer District No. 1 Niagara Falls
Full-Scale Demonstration of Selector-Contact Stabilization Process [PDF] #05-07
Aug 2005
Town of Rosendale Rosendale
Evaluation of Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Disinfection Technologies for Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent [PDF|2.8 MB] #04-07
Dec 2004
Erie County Dept. of Environment and Planning’s Southtowns Sewage Agency Hamburg
Immersed Membrane Bioreactor Performance Evaluation: Twelve Pines Sewage Treatment Plant [PDF] #04-04
Dec 2004
Suffolk County Suffolk County
Solar-Powered Reservoir Mixing for Improved Drinking Water Quality [PDF] Nov. 2004 -- --
Online Process Monitoring and Electric Submetering at Six Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants [PDF|10.3 MB] #98-12
Jul 1998
-- Multiple Locations
Wastewater Treatment and Sludge Management: Energy Reference Guide [PDF|7.3 MB] Oct 95 -- Multiple Locations
Energy Efficiency in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants [PDF|2.7 MB] Sep 95 -- Multiple Locations

The reports listed below are available only in hard copy. To receive copies, please send an e-mail to with the report title and number and your mailing address.

Report Title Report Number Owner City
Cascade Aerator Control System # 02-10 Village of East Syracuse East Syracuse
Ash Use from Suffolk County Wastewater Treatment Plant # 02-07 Suffolk County Department of Public Works Yaphank
Evaluation of UV Disinfection Technologies for Surface Water Treatment Plants # 02-06 City of Geneva Geneva
Demonstration of Water Treatment Technologies # 02-04 Village of Waterloo Waterloo
Performance Evaluation of a Vortex Ring Mixer in an Anaerobic Sludge Digester # 02-03 North Tonawanda Wastewater Treatment Plant North Tonawanda
Energy-Efficient Residuals Management Technologies # 02-02 City of Niagara Falls WTP Niagara Falls
Energy Conservation Through Watershed Management for Drinking Water Supply # 02-01


New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the City University of New York New York City
Subsurface-Flow Wetlands Wastewater Treatment System # 00-12 Village of Minoa Minoa
Controlling Odors and Stabilizing Waste in Composting Systems # 00-11 Cornell University Ithaca
Coarse Monomedia Retrofit of Air-Scour-Backwash Tertiary Filters # 00-09 Town of Tonawanda Tonawanda
Water Treatment Plant Filter Backwash Optimization Study # 00-08 City of Canandaigua Canandaigua
Capital Compost In-Vessel Organic Waste Composting # 00-07 Capital Compost Menands
Constructed Wetland System for Treatment of Landfill Leachate # 00-06 Monroe County Rochester/
Monroe County
Application of Biological filters to Remove Nitrogen from a Treatment Plant Effluent # 00-05 Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant Vestal
Evaluating Ozone for Primary Disinfection # 00-03 City of Dunkirk Dunkirk
Biological Stability of Drinking Water Through Treatment Processes and Distribution Systems # 00-02 Jerome Park Water Treatment Distribution Plant (NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection) New York City
Last Updated: 10/16/2014