During the last meeting of the year, the city’s Board of Estimate and Contract, unanimously passed measures paving the way for the planned wastewater treatment plant’s anaerobic digester to be operational by the end of 2020. With engineering work already complete, city Commissioner of Public Works Butch Conover said facility construction is expected to begin in January. A dome-roofed cylinder tank along with operational equipment will be constructed and installed to handle high-strength waste that will be treated and turned into energy to be returned back into the local power grid, Conover said. More >>