It was a fairly quiet Friday afternoon. That’s when these things always happen.
I took a call from the head operator at one of our Client Facilities. She told
me that a power pole had been knocked down nearby the night before and they
had lost power.
Once main power had been restored to their facility late that morning, they
discovered a lot of elect...
Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island installed a competitor’s (non-ECS) in-
vessel composting system in the 1990s. Technical support had been an issue for
some time, and in 2015 the vintage custom control system it came with died.
ECS won the bid to install new controls, VFDs, sensors, and motorized dampers to
control and monitor their eight ves...
The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) in Pembroke, Ontario has been
composting green waste amended food waste in an ECS Containerized
In-Vessel system since 2001. The original CompTroller™ 1.0 automated aeration
control and monitoring system served them well for over 15 years. But between
OS legacy issues and part obsolescence, it was bec...
The West Garfield County, Colorado Landfill (WGCL) receives petroleum-
contaminated soil (PCS) from various oil and gas operators in their region. The
PCS that meets Colorado Department of Public Health standards is used as daily
cover at landfills. The PCS that does not meet these standards requires further
treatment. The WGCL needed a process to...
Synagro’s South Kern Compost Manufacturing Facility (SKCMF) biosolids composting facility at South Kern Industrial Center is one of the largest biosolids composting facilities in California. Until recently the facility used an Aerated Static Pile (ASP) system with negative aeration with a biofilter, manual aeration controls, and our 2nd Generation E...