Workers restore a sewage pipe built in 1905. The wastewater running through here hovers around 65 degrees. King County wants to harness that heat energy to use in buildings.
Jessie Israel is the Resource Recovery Section Manager for King County’s Wastewater Utility. Instead of warm stinky water, she sees untapped energy beneath our streets.
International Wastewater Heat Exchange Systems uses this technology to suck the energy out of warm wastewater and use it to heat buildings.
International Wastewater Heat Exchange Inc.
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