Population Served by Project: 221,000
Project Type: Wastewater
The Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant Secondary Treatment Upgrades Project will implement cutting-edge treatment improvements at the City’s Regional Water Quality Control Plant. The project will convert the process into a three-step feed activated sludge configuration, add process intensification via installation of membrane aerated biofilm reactors to meet permit nitrogen removal targets, and decommission the fixed-film reactors. The purpose of the project is to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, reduce nutrient discharge into the San Francisco Bay, assist in regulatory compliance, and accommodate population growth while using an innovative technology resulting in energy efficiency and reduced power consumption.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Palo Alto (PDF)(1 pg, 265 K)