December 21, 2017
NSU’s client, the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) was recognized for their innovative water practices and awarded the 2017 One Water Award for its natural wastewater solution. SBMWA sought a wastewater treatment system that aligned with its mission of keeping water clean, safe, and healthy. Partnering with Natural Systems Utilities (NSU), a holistic, natural solution was developed: a constructed wetland that would function as an onsite wastewater treatment system. The constructed wetland is a natural, low-energy system that produces a high-quality effluent. Nitrogen is removed prior to groundwater recharge. In addition to the system achieving a high level of performance, it also serves as a landscape that increases wildlife habitat and supports biodiversity.
Congratulations to The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association and the entire team!
Information about SBMWA is available at: https://thewatershed.org/