Unformatted text preview: This plant compares with others in the country as it was recognized as one of the top 10 projects of the 20 th century, ranking with the Eiffel Tower, the New York Subway System, and the Golden Gate Bridge. It also was in the top 125 projects in the construction industry over the past 125 years. It has received many awards for performance and permit compliance, maintenance and safety, biosolids, and plant of the year. In treating biosolids, the energy recovery is methane gas that is produced during digestion and gets piped to a nearby power plant. The oxygen reactors “dissolve high purity oxygen into secondary wastewater for final treatment. The finished product is the clean, safe effluent that we reuse or discharge into the bay” (Hyperion packet)....
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- Spring '06
- Sewage treatment, Anaerobic digestion, HYPERION, Hyperion sewage treatment, oxygen reactors, Prof. Bakus Field