Water-Powered Electricity Flows Through Santa Rosa

Read the full story in Governing.

The water that disappears down the kitchen drain at Hotel La Rose in Santa Rosa plays a part in generating electricity for the northern California city. The Geysers Recharge Project pumps recycled water to a geothermal power plant in the Mayacamas Mountains where it is used to replenish the steam field.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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