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The Newport Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) is located along the J.T. Connell Highway, about 1,000 feet inland from the Newport coast. The Newport facility serves 41,600 customers and treats an average of 8.4 million gallons of wastewater per day. Newport’s system also treats stormwater runoff during rain events with a capacity up to 19.7 million gallons per day.
The town of West Warwick is home to about 29,000 residents and ranks 10th in population out of 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island. West Warwick is also home to the Echo Valley Apartment Complex, which provides affordable housing to about 100 families.
Danielle Jameson joined OER in December 2022 as the climate change programs and policy manager. We are thrilled to have her on our team and asked her to introduce herself to our readers. Please share with us your information about your background.
Serving about 22,000 students, Providence Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in Rhode Island. The district has a diverse learning community throughout its 37 schools, with about 68% of student population identifying as Hispanic.
We are proud to recognize one of the winners of the 2022 Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards – Department of Corrections (DOC). With 1.3 million square feet of facilities in Cranston at the Pastore Government Center, the DOC is home to some of the oldest buildings in the state.
We are proud to recognize one of the winners of the 2022 Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards – Quonset Development Corporation. The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) is home to over 200 companies, varying between small businesses to some of the States’ biggest energy consumers.
We are proud to recognize one of the winners of the 2022 Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards – the Town of Smithfield. In 2021, the town of Smithfield audited, mapped, and converted its streetlights to energy saving LEDs throughout the community.