Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2009 - (Page 22)

Wind to Water Wind energy as a potential alternative energy source for water and wastewater utilities. BY ELIZABETH JOHANSEN, DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, IOWA LAKES REGIONAL WATER FOR WATER AND wastewater utilities, electric power use and energy savings is a popular topic of conversation lately among managers and operators. There are many opportunities for energy savings and Iowa Lakes Regional Water (ILRW) is reducing its carbon footprint with alternative wind energy. Iowa Lakes Community College Wind Energy and Turbine Technology Program instructor and student on top of wind turbine in northwest Iowa. 22 • Second Quarter 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2009

Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2009
From the President
Energy Conservation for Small Utilities
Sounds Too Good to Bet True...But It's Real!
Algae to Biodiesel
Wind to Water
Utility Management in a Down Economy
Waterbrick: Bulk Water Delivery System Pulls Double Duty as Shelter
Five Attributes of Inspirational Leaders
Regulatory Update
Rally Wrap Up
Throwing My Loop
Index to Advertisers
From the CEO

Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2009