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Nutrient Concentration System will turn manure into fertilizer and water


November 15, 2018

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A schematic of how the new $1.6 million nutrient concentration system works.

Cleaning up waste from dairy farms and removing phosphorous just got easier for Dane County farmers with the planned construction of a Nutrient Concentration System (NCS) at the Springfield Community Digester on Schneider Rd., north of Middleton.

On Oct. 30 Dane County and AQUA Innovations broke ground on the $1.6 million facility that takes low-solids manure and turns it into liquid fertilizer and clean water through an ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis and aeration.

Before the ribbon cutting Chris Lenzendorf, President of AQUA Innovations and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi spoke to a sma...

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