IRVINE, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMedia Filtration, Inc., an industry leader pioneering wastewater treatment and renewable energy technology, was honored as a winner of the TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards in the Harvey Mudd Green Engineering Category on June 2, 2010, at the Hyatt Hotel in Irvine, CA. "MicroMedia Filtration, Inc. is an important contributor to Orange County and the innovations created here for the country and the world," said Bob Brunson, associate director, TechAmerica Orange County.
The company was honored for its development of a modular wastewater filtration system that uses less space, consumes less power, and requires less human resources to operate and manage while converting the solids removed from wastewater into renewable electricity. The scalability of the system allows clients to deploy for the size needed while allowing the system to grow to meet increasing demand, dramatically improving the carbon footprint when compared to conventional treatment plants.
Ken Stedman, President of MicroMedia Filtration, Inc., accepted the award, stating, "Our company is committed to saving the earth's limited water resources through green wastewater filtration systems and renewable energy programs. We will move forward in our ongoing pursuit to achieve a sustainable future."
For more information visit http://www.techamerica.org/htaoc.
About MicroMedia Filtration, Inc.
MicroMedia Filtration, Inc. (MMF) is revolutionizing the process of wastewater treatment. The MMF Process consists of three major components: The MMF Solids Separator which removes suspended solids from the raw influent, the MMF Modular Filter, a fully automated, continuously cleaning media filtration system with remote monitoring and control capabilities, and the MMF Energy Conversion System which transforms the removed fresh solids into energy end products.
The MMF system offers a modular and integrated treatment process that can deliver irrigation-quality, reusable water directly from raw sewage. The result is a modular, expandable, economical and environmentally friendly method for creating reusable water in one tenth the footprint, for about one half to one third the cost while consuming less than one fifth the electricity of conventional systems. The MMF process significantly reduces greenhouse gasses and produces a renewable source of energy from the waste in wastewater. MicroMedia offers its system to municipalities, wastewater treatment authorities, governmental agencies and developers.
For more information visit www.mmfwater.com.
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