The Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility is getting a new filtration system at the plant, commonly called the Next Level of Treatment, to improve the quality of effluent released to the Spokane River.
CH2M Hill The Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility is getting a new filtration system at the plant, commonly called the Next Level of Treatment, to improve the quality of effluent released to the Spokane River.

A major upgrade is underway for Spokane, Washington's Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility, which is commonly referred to as the Next Level of Treatment. As part of the upgrade a new filtration system will be added to the facility that will great improve the quality of the effluent released into the Spokane River.

The upgrade will increase the phosphorous removed from the effluent to 99% from the current 90%. It is a part of the city's Integrated Clean Water Plant which is putting more than $300 million towards:

  • Reduce overflows from combined sanitary and stormwater sewers.
  • Reduce the amount of stormwater reaching the river from separated storm sewers.
  • And upgrade the Water Reclamation Facility to remove more pollutants from the plant's effluent.
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