Romeoville Wastewater Treatment Blower Replacements


Secured Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) was offering Public Sector Energy Efficiency (PSEE) grants for energy saving projects at wastewater treatment plants. 


  • Solicited input from wastewater treatment plant operator throughout the design process and incorporated their preferences into the project design

  • Equipment pre-purchase to expedite the project construction schedule

  • Continual stream of communication with the contractor and Village to coordinate equipment down time, accelerate the construction schedule, and restore blower operation as soon as possible


  • Secured grant funding to pay for approximately 40% of the project construction cost

  • Four-year project payback period

  • New reliable equipment with $19,000 per year energy savings