SUSTAINABLE ATLANTA ROUNDTABLE (SART)

 

The WaterHub at Emory University 

Friday, May 1, 2015 | 7:30 – 9:00 am | Emory University 

Emory University’s innovative water reclamation facility can process 400,000 gallons of raw sanitary wastewater each day using a mostly biological, hydroponically-based process that requires very little energy or chemical input. The processed wastewater, which is captured from Dekalb County sewer access points, is reused for non-potable purposes in chiller plants, steam plants and toilets on campus. The WaterHub is projected to reduce the university’s non-potable water consumption by up to 35 percent and save millions in utility expenses over a 20 year period, all while reducing the strain on the county’s overstressed sewer infrastructure. 

Join us to learn more from Emory Environmental Engineer Brent Zern and Emory Director of Sustainability Initiatives Ciannat Howett.

We have limited capacity for this tour. Please register early in order to secure your spot.

Please arrive promtly at 7:30 am. A presentation on the WaterHub will begin in Campus Services Building B at 7:30 am and a tour of the WaterHub will follow. There will be no audience introductions at this roundtable.

Location and Parking:

Carpooling is strongly encouraged! Please park in the Peavine Visitor’s Lot (27 Eagle Row), then turn left onto Eagle Row and walk to the Campus Services Building B Training Room (lower level) located at 201 FM Drive. 

Note that there is a $5 fee for leaving your car the Peavine Visitor's Lot for up to two hours. 

 

 

About the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy, and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network, and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development. 

Costs*: Student/Young Professional Discount
(must present a student id that is current or one that has expired within two years at the door)
$10
  Online Pre-registration for Southface Members
(Become a member!)
$10
  Online Pre-registration for Non-members
$20
  Walk-in Registration (Members and Non-members)
$25

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*All prices include AIA credit.

**If you are using your corporate member discount for the first time, please email roundtable@southface.org for assistance.

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