Romeoville Wastewater Treatment Blower Replacements

Overview

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. 

Scope

  • 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

Results

  • 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

 

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