Award for council's wastewater biotechnology
Calibre Consulting has won an INNOVATE NZ silver award for its innovative use of biotechnology in Palmerston North City Council’s wastewater system. Calibre designed new technology for the council’s digester solids treatment plant. The award was presented by the Association of Consulting Engineers NZ at its annual conference.
According to council wastewater asset engineer Phil Burt, the new biogas technology has resulted in significant savings of around $3 million for the council.