Water Treatment Plant - Energy Improvements
In early 2012 the City of Chanute requested and received a low interest KDHE forgivable loan for the drinking water treatment plant in order to make improvements in the energy efficiency of the facility. New windows, a replacement boiler and other changes at being made to reduce the energy consumption at the plant. We also replaced the meter at our intake location.
The origional amount of the loan is approximately $147,000 and the principal forgiveness will be 40% of the loan amount only cost the City of Chanute $97,000. The improvements will generate an additional $3,700 a year in natural gas savings.