Tag: Colorado

Telluride Saves Nearly $50,000 per Year with Energy Upgrades

TELLURIDE, Colo. – The Town of Telluride, Colo. has made a series of energy efficiency upgrades to the water and wastewater treatment facilities that are saving nearly $50,000 per year, with new improvements set to provide even more savings when completed. Improvements include motor capacitors, geothermal heating and cooling, solar power and micro hydroelectric power… Read more »

Colorado Rural Water Energy Assessment Leads to Energy Efficiency Upgrades

WILEY, Colo.– An energy assessment for the May Valley Water District led to energy efficiency upgrades that reduced the system’s pumping costs by 40%. “We identified the opportunity to lower energy consumption by resizing and upgrading one of the water well pumps,” said Joe Kleffner, a Colorado Rural Water Association Energy Program Technician. “The existing… Read more »

NRWA launching energy efficiency program

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association will begin a new energy efficiency program designed to promote energy efficient practices in small water and wastewater systems. “Energy efficiency in utilities is an important part of ensuring that rural communities are sustainable,” said NRWA CEO Sam Wade. “”Small water and wastewater systems can benefit significantly… Read more »