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Putting the principles of sustainability and resiliency into practice—GLSD’s organics to energy project

NEWEA article on GLSD’s organics to energy project. To read the article, click here.

GLSD featured in Wentworth Institute of Technology Magazine

GLSD featured in Wentworth Institute of Technology Magazine. To read the article, click here.

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ORGANICS-TO-ENERGY PROJECT IS FULLY OPERATIONAL

Greater Lawrence Sanitary District nears goal to produce enough power to meet its own electrical needs and become a Net-Zero or even Net-Positive energy user.  Read: GLSD Organics to Energy Press Release Dec 10 2019-1

Baker-Polito Administration Invests $2 Million in Emergency Power to Protect Water Quality in Merrimack River

Funding for Greater Lawrence Sanitary District Will Prevent Wastewater Spills

Rules & Regulations

The Greater Lawrence Sanitary District (GLSD) is a 52 million gallon per day, activated sludge, wastewater treatment plant that serves approximately 168,000 sewered residents. In addition to the piped wastes from homes and businesses, the GLSD provides septage disposal for communities throughout the Merrimack Valley and approximately 30 surrounding watershed communities.

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has established 100,000 gallons per day as the District’s maximum receiving capacity of septage. The GLSD monitors incoming septage loads very closely for acceptability.

Background Information

For in-depth information regarding rules and regulations, covering discharge of wastewater, drainage, substances or waste, please download imagesrules_and_regs_rev_4_2008