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STORS Wastewater Treatment Plant, Shenzhen

STORS - operating temperature


STORS - sludge volume reduction


STORS - biofuel energy value

18.5MJ/kg to 23MJ/kg

ARP - ammonia removal efficiency

80% to 90% removal from concentrated wastewater in laboratory tests (correlating to 35% to 40% total N-load at WWTP)

Colton plant capacity


Colton project cost

$3 million

ThermoEnergy formed

January 1988

Colton pilot project began

September 1998

APR won technology award

August 1999

STORS independent evaluation began

May 2000

STORS evaluation ended

October 2000

Colton pilot concluded

November 2000

Chinese letter of intent signed

19 June 2002

Chinese letter of intent lapsed

31 December 2002

King County evaluation contract announced

12 May 2004

Technology owner / developer

Battelle Memorial Institute

Technology licensee

ThermoEnergy Corporation

Investment and financial advice

Prospect Street Ventures

ThermoEnergy Environmental partners

ThermoEnergy and Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation JVC

Shenzhen intended JV partner

Shenzhen Fuhaoheng Investment Co

Colton demonstration / pilot plant DBO

Foster Wheeler Environmental

Colton demonstration / pilot plant funding

US Environmental Protection Agency

Other parties involved in Colton demonstration / pilot plant

City of Colton, Civil Engineering Research Foundation

King County evaluation partners

Camp Dresser & McKee