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May 16, 2013 · By Cassandra Profita

Portland Brewery Tests Out Water-Recycling Fuel Cell

A new pilot project will attempt to clean the wastewater from Widmer Brothers Brewing so it can be recycled into more beer using a fuel cell that simultaneously generates electricity.

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Filed under: Environment, Water, wastewater, Recycling


Aug. 08, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Military Targets Net-Zero Water At Camp Rilea

The Oregon Army National Guard has taken the water supply at its Camp Rilea training site off the grid. Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Water, Graywater reuse, wastewater


May 08, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

New Hillsboro Plant Sells Nutrients From Sewage

A sewage treatment facility in Hillsboro will soon be making money off of nutrients people flush down the toilet. Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Water, Tualatin River, wastewater


July 08, 2011

Which Washington Wastewater Plants Have the Cleanest Records?

For Washington state, 2010 was a record-breaking year—at least in the world of wastewater treatment. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, treatment, Washington Department of Ecology, wastewater



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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