The facility, upgraded for $66 million, can now meet its permit limits for the 15 million gallons of wastewater it discharges daily to the Santa Cruz River.
Middle Tennessee State University professor will examine pollution indicators in rivers that have been impacted by mining.
Purdue University study measured drainflow and solute losses from agricultural practices over a six year span.
Hollow fiber modules will concentrate and recover cryptosporidium and giardia for drinking water tests.
ECO:LOGIC Engineering planned and designed the wastewater treatment plant improvements and helped to secure a $5.8 million cash grant and $4.7 million loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.