Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District: Captures record volume of phosphorus, produces increased volume of clean water

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MADISON, WIS. – Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District continued to make progress in its work to enrich lives through clean water and resource recovery in 2018 as it captured a record volume of phosphorus from the wastewater stream and returned an increased volume of clean water to area streams.
The district shipped the phosphorus out of the watershed as tiny pellets of struvite fertilizer under the brand name Crystal Green. Michael Mucha, the district’s chief engineer and director, said the district continue...

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