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O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant tests SUEZ technology to improve treatment performance and reduce energy costs

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago has over 100 years of history as leaders in developing and adopting innovative technologies to manage and treat wastewater. As one of the largest sewage facilities in the United States, MWRD set the aspirational goal of becoming an energy neutral wastewater treatment leader by 2023. They turned to SUEZ to test an innovative solution.

The mission

Help MWRD become energy neutral

1.3
million
The number of people the facility serves
35
%
Municipality’s energy budget used for water & wastewater treatment
Our solution

Improve treatment performance and reduce energy costs

To meet their goals, they turned to SUEZ to provide a solution to meet more stringent water quality requirements in the existing plant footprint while reducing energy consumption.

The benefits
40
%
Potential energy savings
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