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Biosolids Management

What are biosolids?
The wastewater treatment process separates solids and water, after which clean and disinfected water is discharged to a neighboring water body, while the solids are carefully processed to meet state and federal regulations. This further processing converts the solids into a useful, cost effective fertilizer, which contains a range of plant-essential nutrients.

Water Environment Services operates four wastewater treatment plants, three of which produce biosolids for land application. WES currently applies biosolids to fields in Clackamas and Sherman Counties.

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Biosolids Team Contact Information

Name Contact Information
Kathryn Spencer,
Environmental Program Coordinator
Office: (503) 742-4608
Cell: (503) 793-7147
Chanin Bays,
Biosolids Supervisor
Office: (503) 557-2820
Bob Watson,
Biosolids Application Technician 2
Office: (503) 557-2815
Cell: (503) 849-8823

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150 Beavercreek Rd. Oregon City, OR 97045

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