Treatment of Wastewater and Drinking Water

SERDP and ESTCP investments are developing innovative technologies to improve the treatment of wastewater and drinking water and maximize the potential for reuse at both fixed installations and forward operating bases.

Active Projects List
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Low Energy Baffled Bioreactor BBR-based Water Re-use System for Energy and Water Security

Project Information
Project ID: ER20-5290
Principal Investigator: Dr. Chris Griggs, U.S. Army Engineer Reserch and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jun 2020

A Robust, Energy-Positive Wastewater Treatment System for Forward Operating Bases

Project Information
Project ID: ER20-5228
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Dusenbury, US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Ground Vehicle Systems Center
ESTCP Apr 2020

A Low-Energy Wastewater Treatment and Potable Reuse System Utilizing Waste Heat at Fixed Installations

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-5242
Principal Investigator: Mr. Nicholas Josefik, USACE ERDC-CERL
ESTCP Aug 2019

Membrane Bioreactor System for Cost Effective Treatment of Munitions Constituents Manufacturing Wastes

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1198
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
SERDP Mar 2019

Reactive Electrochemical Membrane (REM) Reactors for Electrochemical Degradation of Munitions Constituents in Manufacturing Wastewaters

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1228
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Chaplin, University of Illinois at Chicago
SERDP Jan 2019

Electrochemically-Induced in situ Degradation of Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives in Manufacturing Wastewater

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1130
Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip Larese-Casanova, Northeastern University
SERDP Jan 2019

Cost Effective Treatment Trains for Wastewater Containing Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1099
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Weidhaas, University of Utah
SERDP Jan 2019

Field Demonstration of an Integrated Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron–Hydrogen Peroxide Process for Complete Destruction of Munitions Compounds in Wastewater

Project Information
Project ID: ER18-5049
Principal Investigator: Mr. Brian Hubbard, Program Executive Office Ammunition (PEO Ammo)
SERDP Jan 2018

Distributed Low-Energy Wastewater Treatment (D-LEWT) for Fuel Generation and Water Reuse

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201728
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kathryn Guy, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
ESTCP Jan 2017

Derivation and Demonstration of an Environmentally Relevant Approach for Stormwater Toxicity Testing Compliance Monitoring

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201727
Principal Investigator: Marienne Colvin, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC)
ESTCP Jan 2017

Hybrid Microbial Fuel Cell-Biofiltration System for Energy-Neutral Wastewater Treatment

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201635
Principal Investigator: Dr. Donald Cropek, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jan 2016

Distributed System for Efficient Recovery of Wastewater and Waste Heat

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201636
Principal Investigator: Dr. Chris Griggs, U.S. Army Engineer Reserch and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Jan 2016

Low Energy Chemical Treatment for Graywater Reuse: Mitigating Disinfection Byproducts and Recovering Cathodically Generated Hydrogen for Energy

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201637
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Gent, U.S. Army - Engineer Research & Development Center
ESTCP Jan 2016

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

Technical Report:
Sustainable Forward Operating Bases (2010)
 
Technical Report:
Characterization of DoD Installation Wastewater Treatment (2012)
 

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