January 11, 2018
NSU celebrated the holidays at our NJ headquarters on Carriage Farm in a traditional way for 2017. The staff gathered in an on-site barn and stable for an old fashioned style party. Complete with a hot and cold buffet, a tree decorated with photos of the staff from all offices, a photo-booth horse stall and […]
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 […]
December 20, 2017
The holidays are the perfect time to express our appreciation for your friendship and your business! Happy Holidays from all of us at NSU! http://www.eco2greetings.com/custom/nsu2017 NSU Links.docx
December 8, 2017
NSU was proud to sponsor and present at Sustainable Silicon Valley’s (SSV) 4th Annual Winter Water Event; No Drop Left Behind: Smart & Sustainable Water Strategies on December 5th. The event was attended by over 200 industry leaders and decision makers from cities and counties, tech companies, water agencies, water technology companies, water experts and real […]
Managing Engineer Kelly Saikkonen. P.E. was featured in the New York Water Environment Association, Inc. (NYWEA) Fall 2017 issue of Clear Waters. NYWEA has been bringing attention to the value of mentorship and membership in the water sector through the My Water Legacy series since October 2016. Saikkonen’s interview appears in this quarter’s issue along […]
December 7, 2017
Leaders at Microsoft have taken a giant leap forward in sustainable water resource management by bringing together companies like Natural Systems Utilities, Sherwood Design Engineers, and WRNS Studio to create the first Tech Campus to achieve Net-Zero Water Use. NSU and the project partners will enable Microsoft to realize their vision for water stewardship on […]
December 5, 2017
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) was recognized and awarded the 2017 One Water Award for its natural wastewater solution in the Nonprofit/ Academic Category. This year’s awardees were announced at the November Association of Environmental Authorities conference and recognized at the December 2017 Jersey Water Works conference. SBMWA sought a wastewater treatment system that aligned […]
December 1, 2017
Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) received the Gold New Jersey Smart Workplace Award on November 16th from RideWise. From left to right; Sharon Pellicane, RideWise Program Director; Gerry Montague, and Kimberly Knight. Each year, RideWise recognizes and honors organizations like NSU which help reduce traffic congestion and improve the air quality in New Jersey by providing outstanding commuter benefits to […]
November 30, 2017
In celebration of the holidays, NSU and it’s staff are giving in multiple ways… In the Fall River, MA office, food goods were collected for the Cub/ Boy Scouts annual food drive; Scouting for Food. By the day’s end, nearly a trunk full of food and goodies was collected and donated from the team. Our MN, […]
November 28, 2017
NSU is a proud sponsor of Sustainable Silicon Valley’s 4th Annual Winter Water Event; No Drop Left Behind: Smart & Sustainable Water Strategies. This highly educational event will be held at Microsoft in Silicon Valley on Tuesday, December 5th from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm. The event will highlight innovative ideas and bring together over 200 industry leaders and decision makers […]
NSU staff celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday pot-luck style with the staff each preparing a special dish. NSU had turkeys prepared and delivered for the festivities. A great time was had by all! Pictured below; Darrell Molloy, Isabel Sisson, Bill St. Laurent, Bruce, Jim Waldron, Phil Vary, Marco Moniz, Ralph Cardoza, and Victor Moniz, with Jim […]
November 16, 2017
Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) received a Gold New Jersey Smart Workplace Award today from RideWise. RideWise recognizes and honors organizations that help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality in NJ by providing commuter benefits to their employees. The program is a voluntary partnership of participating employers who offer their staff outstanding commuter benefits. RideWise […]
Zach Gallagher, P.E., Executive Vice President, will be featured in a special roundtables session at this year’s American Water Summit 2017- Proactive Partnerships taking place on November 29th in Austin, Texas. On day one of this leading industry event, a roundtables session will tackle the 20 Most Urgent Questions for US Water in 2018. The United States […]
November 9, 2017
The Minnesota operations crew performed a major overhaul of the wastewater treatment facility for the Baldwin Cove development. The Baldwin Cove system is one of the NSU owned and operated systems located in the Midwest. The 20-home cluster system utilizes an E-One grinder station at each home. The pressure sewer pumps to septic tanks and […]
November 8, 2017
Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) has received approval for Phase I of the Whispering Pines Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion in New York. This nearly doubles the capacity of the facility to 300,000 gallons per day (GPD). Designed by NSU, the advanced treatment process is membrane bioreactor based, and produces near drinking water quality effluent that is […]
November 3, 2017
Zach Gallagher, P.E., E.V.P. participated as a panelist in this year’s Water & Long Term Value Conference presented by Skytops Strategies. The panel of industry experts discussed the Integration of Centralized and Decentralized Water System Approaches and policy surrounding the integration of Onsite Water Reuse Systems. Panelists pictured from left to right: Zach Gallagher, Executive […]
Zach Gallagher, P.E., Executive Vice President, will be participating in a highly informative Water Reuse webcast on Wednesday, November 8th at 2 PM EST. The other industry professionals also presenting are: Reese Tisdale, President and Erin Bonney Casey, Research Director of Bluefield Research, Dan McCarthy, Principal of Dan McCarthy Consulting, LLC and Hala Titus, […]
Ed Clerico, P.E. will be presenting at the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation’s upcoming workshop; Onsite Water Systems (ONWS) on Wednesday, November 8th. Mr. Clerico will join Paula Kehoe of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and Amelia Luna of Sherwood Design Engineers during Session 1: Why Onsite Systems? They will discuss the varying […]
Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) is proud to have been chosen to join the FivePoint/ GI Energy team working on one of the country’s largest urban redevelopment projects; the transformation of the San Francisco Shipyard. The former US Navy site will be transformed into an approximately 6 million SF mixed-use development of residential, office, retail and […]
October 24, 2017
On October 12, 2017, 750 organizations came together for Imagine a Day without Water. NSU is proud to have participated in this third annual day of action. This vital campaign, hosted by the Value of Water, asked Americans and our elected officials to think about our often-overlooked water and wastewater systems. Across the country, events […]
October 23, 2017
NSU Napa, CA staff enjoying a well deserved Team Lunch. Pictured from left to right; Eric Hough, Tim Lanphear, Andre Zinkevich, Dan Ryken, James Robinson, Steven Zell, Manuel Soto, Sam Turner. Pictured from left to right; Eric Hough, Tim Lanphear, Lexxi Ruiz, Dan Ryken, James Robinson, Steven Zell, Manuel Soto, and Sam Turner.
If you happen to be in California this week, don’t miss attending the Skytop Strategies Water & Long Term Value Summit in San Francisco. This summit is full of thought provoking sessions that will explore the role water plays, as well as why investors care and how your company can benefit from stewardship. Zach Gallagher, […]
Last week NSU participated in the third annual national campaign; Imagine a Day Without Water. In tandem with The Albanese Organization, NSU hosted walking tours of their innovative Water Reuse system operating at the Solaire in NYC. Zach Gallagher, P.E., E.V.P., walked residents, students, and professional organizations through the system and explained the value of reclaimed water. After the tour, NSU […]
October 18, 2017
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP, and E.V.P. will be a panelist at the Water & Long Term Value Summit in San Francisco, CA on October 24th at the Fort Mason Center. Hosted by Skytop Strategies, this summit is chock full of thought provoking sessions that will explore the role water plays, as well as why […]
Imagine waking up and turning on the tap and getting no water. That is the mental exercise that each of us should go through, because October 12th was the annual “Imagine a Day without Water” (http://imagineadaywithoutwater.org/). The event seeks to foster the awareness for the importance of water and asks us to assess whether we […]
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP, and E.V.P. of NSU presented a highly educational session discussing Onsite Water Reuse at the annual AASHE conference this week. Gallagher discussed how NSU’s systems recharge groundwater aquifers to restore the local water supply or directly reuse the treated water for non-potable purposes.
NSU is proud to exhibit in tandem with other B-Corps to help advance sustainability this week at the annual conference of the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Stop by booth 109 and try some tasty offerings from our co-exhibitors as well as learn about innovative ways to obtain your sustainability […]
No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn’t put out fires and farmers couldn’t water their crops. Some communities in America already know how impossible it is to try to go a day without our most […]
October 16, 2017
As officials begin to get a handle on the wildfires burning across California, Natural Systems Utilities’ (NSU) employees and their families are accounted for and are safe. In addition, the NSU Napa office remains out of harm’s way and is not currently under threat. NSU remains concerned over the ongoing situation and is working together […]
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP, and E.V.P. for NSU will be presenting an informative session today entitled; Beyond Net Zero Energy – Onsite Water Reuse. This session will be held during Session C at 10:45 a.m. in the Bonham Room at the Riverwalk. As water reuse initiatives increase, more focus is being directed to the water-energy […]
October 10, 2017
September marked the return of the NSU BBQ on our calendars. And it’s tough to throw a BETTER party than NSU. The day was filled with family, friends, laughter and an abundance of good times. There was also much to do… Hayrides touring Carriage Farm, compliments of Ed Clerico pictured above driving. Enjoying […]
October 6, 2017
Can you imagine… No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do the laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn’t put out fires and farmers couldn’t water their crops. Some communities in America already know how impossible it is to try to go a […]
October 5, 2017
NSU is a proud sponsor of Skytops Strategies; Water & Long Term Value Summit to be held in San Francisco, California on October 24th and 25th at the Fort Mason Center. This thought provoking summit will focus on water security, policy outlook, and explore the role water plays, as well as why investors care and how […]
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP (E.V.P. for NSU) has been invited to present at the annual conference of the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Mr. Gallagher will be educating attendees about Water Reuse on Monday, October 16th at 10:45 a.m. in the Bonham Room at Riverwalk. Registration information for this event is […]
NSU is proud to be afforded the opportunity to exhibit in tandem with other B-Corps to help advance the B-Campus movement at this year’s annual conference of the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). This year’s conference is being held in San Antonio, TX from October 15th through the 18th. The other […]
When you work with water all day…it makes sense to play there too! Some members of the NSU Hillsborough Engineering team enjoyed some precious time off and teambuilding on the D&R canal in New Jersey-a source of local water supply. Left to right; Kelly Saikkonen, Jennifer Watkinson, Quinton Fortier, Hannah Delos Reyes, Adam Stern, and Justin […]
September 25, 2017
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September 12, 2017
At Natural Systems Utilities, we believe that nothing can eclipse the experiences we share together while working hard to create…a better way. Nothing except perhaps, experiencing an actual eclipse! On August 21st, we joined the millions of Americans who viewed this epic event…all of course while wearing our stunning protective eye-wear!
August 28, 2017
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP, Executive Vice President, has been invited to present at this year’s WateReuse Symposium. Mr. Gallagher will be presenting on “Decentralized Water Reuse” (Session C4, Monday, September 11th from 1-3 p.m.). This annual event brings together water managers, industry leaders and the best and brightest in the field to share, network […]
June 23, 2017
The Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program was created to foster achievement in the prevention of workplace injury and illness. From its early inception in 1927, the program has played an integral role in promoting safe and healthy workplaces throughout the state of New Jersey. The program is open to both public and […]
June 8, 2017
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has awarded a Wastewater Treatment Facility Operational Award to fourteen facilities operated by Natural Systems Utilities (NSU). These treatment facilities were recognized for maintaining outstanding permit compliance from September 2015 through September 2016. To be eligible, facilities were required to submit all monitoring reports to the MPCA, demonstrating compliance […]
May 16, 2017
Clerico Speaks at 2017 UCOWR/NIWR Conference, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Water in a Changing Environment: June 13-15, 2017 Ed Clerico, CEO Emeritus of Natural Systems Utilities will be presenting at this year’s University Council on Water Resources during Session 35; Stretching Our Water Supplies: Planning and Implementing Reuse. Mr. Clerico will address the […]
May 15, 2017
Natural Systems Utilities has been working for the Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) for the past 6 years, supporting the development of the CRWA’s smart sewering strategy in suburban and urban settings. Urban smart sewering integrates sewer mining/water reclamation and reuse; thermal energy capture and reuse; anaerobic co-digestion; and green infrastructure, with the overarching objectives […]
April 4, 2017
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Natural Systems Utilities Engineering’s Ed Bennett, with hard hat, confers with Roy Price, graduate research director at Stony Brook NYS Center for Clean Water Technology, pointing with pipe in hand while others involved in the project look on. Last week, Sylvester Manor Educational Farm installed an innovative wastewater treatment system on […]
March 17, 2017
NSU’s Vice President of Operations and Business Development of the Western Region; Andre Zinkevich will be attending the USGBC Northern California-14th Annual Water Conservation Showcase on March 21st. USGBC Northern California educates, motivates, provides resources, and advocates for industry transformation to build and maintain sustainable communities. Since 2004, the Water Conservation Showcase has brought together […]
March 15, 2017
ASBC Members Testify before Congress ASBC members; Manufacture NY (MNY) and Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) testified recently before congressional committees. MNY CEO Bob Bland testified on “the state of the small business economy” and NSU on the need for modernizing water and power infrastructure. Ms. Bland urged Congress to continue supporting the national network of […]
February 23, 2017
Zach Gallagher, P.E., E.V.P. of Business Development will be delivering a presentation entitled; Moving Toward Net Zero Energy Water Reuse at this year’s Smart & Sustainable Campuses Conference on Tuesday, March 28th in College Park Maryland. Gallagher’s presentation will be in held in room 1105 from 2:15pm-3:05pm. The focus of Gallagher’s fifty minute presentation will […]
February 10, 2017
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has awarded facilities operated by Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) a 2016 Wastewater Treatment Facility Operational Award. NSU will accept, on behalf of the facilities, a Certificate of Commendation for outstanding operation, maintenance, and management of the wastewater treatment systems we operate in MN. We are honored to receive this award […]
February 7, 2017
Zach Gallagher, P.E., E.V.P. and Bruce Douglas, P.E., V.P. co-presented at New England’s Water Environment Association’s annual technical conference in Boston, MA, in a session titled, Water Reuse: Growing Sustainable and Resilient Businesses and Communities with Water Reuse. The presentation; Disruptive Tech, Beyond Net Zero Energy & Onsite Water Reuse, discussed the various drivers for […]
January 30, 2017
Bruce Douglas, P.E., V.P. of Business Development presented in tandem with Julie Wood, Director of Projects of the Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) on January 24th at the NEWEA Annual Conference. Wood and Douglas presented on Urban Water Transformation: Designing Infrastructure for a Livable Future. They reported the findings of the CRWA’s Urban Smart Sewering […]
December 15, 2016
New Jersey Smart Workplaces is a state-wide program that recognizes business organizations who help reduce traffic congestion by providing outstanding commuter transportation programs. The program is a voluntary partnership of employers, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, NJ Transit, and the Transportation Management Associations. NSU was nominated the Silver award for the scope and type […]
NSU is proud to have had the opportunity to exhibit in tandem with other B-Corps to help advance the B-Campus movement at the annual conference of the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The other B-Corps exhibiting were: World Centric, Cabot Creamery, The Tofurky Company, Eagle Protect, Preserve, Sea to Table, […]
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Jonathan C. Kaledin presented on “The Coming Era of New Water Infrastructure: Sustainability, Economics, and Policy Engagement” at this year’s Summit in San Francisco, CA. Kaledin discussed water reuse infrastructure and how new policy, from municipal through federal levels of government, can accelerate the development of water reuse projects […]
November 14, 2016
Natural Systems Utilities (Applied Water Management, Inc. dba Natural Systems Utilities – NSU) was awarded a contract with AVR Yaphank Construction Corporation to construct both phases of a new 450,000 gallon per day (GPD) wastewater treatment facility with recharge to groundwater in Brookhaven, New York. NSU’s scope also includes demolition of the existing, aging treatment […]
September 22, 2016
“Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) finalized contracts with The Durst Organization (TDO) to design, build and operate an onsite water treatment and reuse system serving buildings 2 & 3 of Hallets Point. Hallets Point is a 2.4 million-square-foot re-development project that will transform the waterfront of Astoria, Queens and redefine green living with a vision of […]
NSU’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Jonathan C. Kaledin has been invited to speak at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Mr. Kaledin will be speaking on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 about current water issues.
NSU is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at the annual conference of the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in tandem with B-Corp. The AASHE Conference & Expo brings together more than 2,000 higher education sustainability leaders from around the globe to explore the implementation of sustainability solutions. This year’s […]
NSU is pleased to be a sponsor of the Water and Long Term Value 2 Summit in San Francisco, CA this October. This year’s event will focus on how companies and institutional investors are adapting to water scarcity, wrestling with the cost of water and its critical role in long term value creation. NSU is […]
September 7, 2016
Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP (E.V.P. for NSU) has been invited to present and also to moderate at this year’s WateReuse Symposium. Mr. Gallagher will be presenting on “Disruptive Tech – Beyond Net Zero Energy Onsite Water Reuse” (Session D8, Tuesday September 13, 2:30 PM). This annual event brings together water managers, industry leaders and […]
July 20, 2016
“Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) finalized contracts with The Durst Organization (TDO) to design, build and operate an onsite water treatment and reuse system serving buildings 2 & 3 of Hallets Point. Hallets Point is a 2.4 million-square-foot re-development project that will transform the waterfront of Astoria, Queens and redefine green living with a vision of […]
May 12, 2016
The latest research focused on helping communities develop resilient water supplies will be presented at the 20th Annual WateReuse Research Conference in Denver, CO on May 22-24, 2016. The Research Conference provides a unique opportunity for water professionals and researchers to interact, network, and discuss current research and future trends. This solutions focused event will […]
The John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference and Exposition of the NJWEA will be held on Monday, May 16th through Friday, May 20th at Bally’s in Atlantic City, NJ. Andre W. Zinkevich, P.E., Executive Vice President, E.P.C. will be presenting during the Issues of Emerging Concern session scheduled on Wednesday May 18th at 4:30 p.m.. […]
April 4, 2016
Recycling Is Not Broken: Facts vs. Fiction – NERC’s Spring 2016 Conference. The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) is non-profit organization that is committed to environmental and economic sustainability through responsible solid waste management. Its programs emphasize source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, and decreasing the toxicity of the solid waste stream in the multi-state region […]
March 23, 2016
The 10th annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival (PEFF) begins on Saturday, April 2nd and will run through Sunday, April 10th at 65 Witherspoon Street, in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 2006, the festival is proudly sponsored by the Princeton Public Library. In addition to the myriad of documentary film screenings and open Q&A with the […]
February 26, 2016
Join us at the Annual California WaterReuse Conference in Santa Rosa, CA March 13-15. Zach Gallagher, Executive Vice President, Business Development – Water Reuse Lead at NSU, will be speaking in Session C1 on a panel discussion entitled “Two Sides of the Same Coin: Onsite and Centralized Water Reuse”. NSU recently expanded into California and […]
February 1, 2016
Hillsborough, NJ (January 2016) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU), has announced that Rod K. Brenneman and Dan McCarthy will join the NSU Board of Directors, effective immediately. Rod Brenneman is the former President & CEO of Butterball, LLC, and also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Upon joining Butterball, he was tasked with revitalizing […]
January 20, 2016
Natural Systems Utilities Expands Into California and Acquires Phillips Services, Inc. PRESS RELEASE – (Hillsborough, NJ – January 19, 2016) Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of Phillips Services, Inc. (PSI) and expansion into California. PSI is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and manages 25 on-site water […]
October 5, 2015
The annual One Water Leadership Summit was held in San Francisco on August 26 – 28, 2015 in the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Water leaders, sustainability directors, business leaders, non-profit organizations, and U.S. EPA regulators met to collaborate on improving our communities through the concept of water sustainability. In its 6th year, the OWL Summit continues […]
August 6, 2015
Hillsborough, NJ (Press Release: July 2015) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU), has announced that Bankim Gopani will transition from Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to Chief Corporate Development Officer (CCDO), effective immediately, and that Hamsa Shadaksharappa has joined NSU as the new CFO. Mr. Gopani brings to NSU 23 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Mergers […]
July 14, 2015
Natural Systems Utilities was awarded a contract with The Durst Organization (TDO) to design, procure, furnish, manage construction, and operate a complete 50,000 gallon per day (GPD) water treatment and reuse system (WTRS) for the first phase of Hallets Point. Hallets Point is a 2.4 million square foot redevelopment project that will transform the waterfront […]
June 1, 2015
NSU and Sustainable Water signed an operations and maintenance agreement for five (5) years at the water reclamation facility (WaterHub) at Emory University in Georgia. Emory University Case study
April 1, 2015
Published on Mar 31, 2015 Ridgewood’s Department of Public Works is making waste profitable, saving money for taxpayers and reducing greenhouse gases.
March 30, 2015
Ridgewood Sustainable Energy was the first public/ private partnership for a municipal anaerobic digestion project in the state of New Jersey. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to investigate something like this for your community! You can read about the project here: http://www.northjersey.com/news/bergen-utilities-converting-sewage-into-valuable-energy-source-1.1298646
This week it was announced that NSU would receive the following awards. Congratulations to all teams involved! March 26, 2015, Hillsborough, NJ – Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) has, for the third year in a row, been nominated for Company Safety Awards through the New Jersey State Safety Council. 2015 awards will be presented in May. […]
January 26, 2015
Hillsborough, NJ (January 16 , 2015) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU) is pleased to announce that Jonathan C. Kaledin has joined the company as its Executive Vice President /General Counsel. Mr. Kaledin joins NSU with 30 years of legal and management experience in the water field, including experience in the private, public, and government […]
December 1, 2014
Hillsborough, NJ (December 1, 2014) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU), has announced that Robert D. Dixon has joined the distributed water infrastructure company as its Chief Executive Officer and Board Director. Mr. Dixon comes to NSU with over 30 years of growth management track record, including significant industry experience as the CEO of Seven […]
April 22, 2014
Hillsborough, NJ (April, 2014): Natural Systems Utilities is pleased to announce that they are the proud recipients of 4 awards from the NJ Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Award Program. Safety is no accident, and NSU and their employees take safety seriously. Our Licensed Operators are highly trained technical experts in water and wastewater treatment, […]
April 10, 2014
Hillsborough and Iselin, NJ – April 9, 2014 – The American Biogas Council today awarded Ridgewood Green RME the “Biogas Project of the Year Award” for a renewable energy project implemented at the wastewater treatment plant owned by the Village of Ridgewood, NJ. The American Biogas Council selected the project in the Municipal category because […]
March 20, 2014
February 23, 2014
Hillsborough, NJ (March 24, 2014) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU) announces a new publication, “Planning for Sustainable Communities: Master Plan Guidance for New Jersey Officials.” This publication, written and published by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NJ), guides New Jersey municipalities through the process of planning for sustainability in their […]
Hillsborough, NJ (June 17, 2014) – Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU), today announced that William R. Massa has joined the distributed water infrastructure company as its the Managing Director. Mr. Massa has 25 years of experience as a leader in the Chemical, Environmental Services and Wastewater Treatment industries. He has been a Senior Executive in publicly […]
December 10, 2013
Monmouth County along with Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) and Middlesex Water Company (MWC) formed a public private partnership to design, construct and operate a new leachate pretreatment facility. It will serve the Monmouth County Reclamation Center in Tinton Falls, New Jersey under an initial 15-year contract.
November 21, 2013
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) has awarded Natural Systems Utilities and its Project Team a $13.6M contract to design and build a water reclamation and heat recovery facility on Macdonald Island providing 60,000 gpd (227m3/d) of treatment and reuse capacity with equalization and storage for events.
November 12, 2013
In Fall of 2013, Forest County Potawatomi Community, a federally recognized tribe with its reservation in Forest County, Wisconsin, and with trust lands in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, recently completed construction of a Digester Tanks$20 million waste-to-energy facility designed to convert food waste from local food and beverage companies into electricity. Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) is responsible for operating and managing the facility for ten years. The FCPC renewable energy facility has the capacity to generate two megawatts of renewable electricity daily, enough to power approximately 1,500 homes.
October 24, 2013
Hillsborough, NJ (October 24, 2013) – Today, representatives of Monmouth County, NJ, Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) and Middlesex Water Company (MWC) marked the groundbreaking for a new leachate pretreatment facility at the Monmouth County Reclamation Center in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. NSU, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Applied Water Management (AWM), and MWC (Nasdaq:MSEX) formed a partnership to design, construct and operate the facility under an initial 15-year contract with Monmouth County.
October 18, 2013
Hillsborough, NJ (October 18, 2013) – Representatives of the Village of Ridgewood, NJ, Natural Systems Utilities, Middlesex Water Company, and American Refining and Biochemical today celebrated a Grand Opening of the public-private partnership’s renewable energy project at the Village’s water pollution control plant. The project has been designed to power the plant by renewable energy, significantly reducing the demand on the electric grid benefiting the Village and its neighbor community, the Borough of Glen Rock. This landmark achievement results in utility cost savings and lowers the Village’s carbon footprint.
September 6, 2013
HILLSBOROUGH , NJ (Sept. 5, 2013) — Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Applied Water Management (AWM) is partnering with Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX), a provider of water, wastewater and related services primarily in New Jersey and Delaware, to design, construct and operate a new Leachate Pretreatment Facility for the Monmouth County Reclamation Center in Tinton Falls, New Jersey.
August 2, 2013
MILWAUKEE (August 2, 2013) — Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) has been selected to operate and manage the Forest County Potawatomi Community’s (FCPC) waste-to-energy facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The $18.5 million FCPC project will create two megawatts of renewable electricity daily, enough to power approximately 1,500 homes, by converting food waste from local food and beverage companies to electricity.
May 20, 2013
May 1st, 2013 – The Annual NJ Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Awards Program is designed to give recognition for individual and organizational safety efforts in preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. This program is sponsored jointly by the New Jersey Department of Labor; the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee and the New Jersey State Safety Council.
February 1, 2013
Over the years, NSU has provided several planning and design services to Johanna Foods. In 2004, NSU was first retained to provide engineering services to address their pH concerns with the existing 200,000 gallon per day lagoon based biological treatment plant facility.
NSU designed, built and operates the water and wastewater reuse systems for Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots Football Team, and the surrounding economic redevelopment area called Patriot Place.
January 31, 2013
PRESS RELEASE (Hillsborough, NJ — November 13, 2012) Middlesex Water Company and Natural Systems Utilities reported their unique public private partnership with the Village of Ridgewood, N.J. — named Ridgewood Green LLC –has earned an Environmental Achievement Award from PlanSmart NJ.
In December 2011, Natural Systems Utilities, Middlesex Water Company, and American Refining and Biochemical partnered with the Village of Ridgewood to design, build, operate, and finance upgrades to the water pollution control plant to optimize the anaerobic digestion process and install a new biogas fueled engine generator to convert methane gas to electricity.
Battery Park City is a redevelopment area of 92 acres under the control of the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) of New York City. BPCA adopted a mission of sustainable urban development for the redevelopment of this land, including water reuse objectives more advanced than the LEED requirements.
NSU provided design services for Maiporé, proposing aMaipore combination of natural treatment technologies to provide low-energy and low-cost wastewater and stormwater management for this 18,000 unit social housing development that is currently under development near Bogota.
January 30, 2013
Dr. Eugenio Giraldo, Chief Technology Officer for NSU, was the main developer of the NPX technology which is highly recognized by receipt of two technology innovation awards.
January 1, 2013
The St. Croix Indians of Wisconsin were faced with failing on-site wastewater systems and a wastewater infrastructure that was under-designed to handle peak flows. In 2005, construction began on a new wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal system to replace the failing systems.
March 20, 2012
March 23, 2012 – Chisago City based Natural Systems Utilities, MN (NSU) received 22 wastewater operation awards from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) at the 2011 Wastewater Operations Conference. The twenty-two facilities managed by NSU (formerly known as EcoCheck) earned certificates of commendation at the annual MPCA awards program on March 23, 2011.
February 1, 2012
PRESS RELEASE (Hillsborough, NJ — January 19, 2012) Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of Applied Water Management (AWM) from AWM’s parent company American Water.COMUNICADO DE PRENSA (Hillsborough, New Jersey—19 de enero de 2012) Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) anunció hoy la finalización exitosa de la adquisición de Applied Water Management (AWM) de la empresa matriz American Water.
PRESS RELEASE (Hillsborough, and Iselin, NJ — January 6, 2012) Natural Systems Utilities and Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) yesterday announced the formation of a joint venture, Ridgewood Green RME, LLC, (Ridgewood Green) and the signing of a 20-year public-private partnership with the Village of Ridgewood, NJ whereby Ridgewood Green will design, build, own and operate facilities to optimize the production of electricity at Ridgewood’s municipal wastewater treatment plant.COMUNICADO DE PRENSA (Hillsboro e Iselin, NJ—06 de enero 2012) Natural Systems Utilities y Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX) anunciaron ayer la formación de una operación conjunta, Ridgewood Green RME, LLC, (Ridgewood Green) y la firma de una asociación público-privada con el pueblo de Ridgewood, NJ por la cual Ridgewood Green diseñará, construirá, poseerá y operará instalaciones para optimizar la producción de electricidad en la planta municipal de tratamiento de aguas residuales de Ridgewood.
January 31, 2012
The Galisteo Basin Preserve is a 13,522-acre conservation development project located 13 miles southeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the central Galisteo Basin. An area of exceptionally fragile and ecologically significant land and water resources, the Galisteo Basin is internationally celebrated for its spectacular scenic, cultural, and wildlife habitat values. Commonweal Conservancy, a nonprofit […]
January 30, 2012
Abita Springs Timber Company, LLC (ASTC) plans a new mixed-use development near Interstate 12 in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The land is an 8,000-acre pine plantation that will be converted to a planned, mixed-use development with a research park and 4,000 acres of open space preservation. The project will incorporate up to 6,000 homes as […]
January 29, 2012
In the face of rampant suburban growth across the country, some landowners are putting a different kind of stake in the ground. They’re exploring new and better ways to realize benefit in their land by adding value to the place and the people who inhabit it.In the face of rampant suburban growth across the country, some landowners are putting a different kind of stake in the ground. They’re exploring new and better ways to realize benefit in their land by adding value to the place and the people who inhabit it.
January 28, 2012
Natural Systems Utilities’ strategic partner, Alliance Environmental, LLC, serves as the Green Team Leader for this progressive project being undertaken by The Durst Organization, one of America’s most prominent environmentally responsible developers. The Carvel Property Development is a complex project entailing the redevelopment and conservation of a 2,200 acre site in Dutchess County.
January 27, 2012
Jackson Meadows’ guiding principles were simple and powerful: Preserve and conserve port_jackson1the land Create a sense of neighborhood and community The result is 250 acres of open space placed in conservation easements to be protected from development in perpetuity, a six-mile trail system and cluster housing for 63 sites that uses only 30 percent of the available land.
January 26, 2012
The Lutsen Sea Villas Resort, established in 1968, is situated on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The resort operates a total of 31 2-bedroom suites. The original septic system had reached the end of its life and did not meet current codes.
January 21, 2012
The former Casper, Wyoming refinery was one of the oldest refineries in the West. It operated from 1908 until 1991. As a result of common management practices during the 80 years of operation, much of the site is underlain with residual hydrocarbons. It has been estimated that 30 million gallons of hydrocarbons (oil) had leaked into the shallow alluvial aquifer adjacent to the North Platte River.
January 20, 2012
Buffalo Airport had a need to reduce sewerage costs and meet stormwater discharge limits. To be an effective option, the system would have to achieve the following criteria: Fit within the airport. Treatment of cold and dilute deicing liquid. Maintain a low profile. Not pose a bird strike hazard. Produce low levels of sludge and odor. Be capable of handling seasonal variations. Be integrated into the existing stormwater management system.
January 19, 2012
Developed by the Albanese Organization, The Visionaire is a 35-story, 251-unit condominium tower designed and engineered to target LEED Platinum certification. Natural Systems Utilities’ strategic partner, Alliance Environmental, received a contract from the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) to evaluate The Visionaire’s water treatment and recycling system performance, specifically with regards to energy consumption and the integration of the reuse water into the cooling system applications.