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STIMULUS FUNDS HELP THE SCOnSDALE WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR ENERGY EFFICI ENCY FROM SAVINGS FROM MORE EFFICIENT AERATION

Two 300 hp APG -Neuros turbo blowers will s ave the Scottsdale Water Campus was tewater treatment plant about 47.5 million kWh over the next 10 years, a reduction of about 40 percent.
The units can be adjusted to match was tewater flows. The $771,000 cost was covered by a U.S. DOE grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The 1.7 mgd Gainey Ranch Reclamation Plant, online s ince 1984 for irrigating a nearby golf course, was one of the state’s first wastewater reuse facilit ies. Its three 75 hp’I ,050 s.cfm blO\vers, which used 1.1 mill ion kWh a year, were replaced with 50 hp’I ,050 scfm APGNeuros turbo blowers at a cost of 5324,000.

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