Local Students Tour Eco-Friendly Sewer District Plant

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GNWPCD Superintendent Christopher Murphy (left), North Shore Hebrew Academy students and staff posed outside the East Shore Road wastewater treatment plant.
GNWPCD Superintendent Christopher Murphy (left), North Shore Hebrew Academy students and staff posed outside the East Shore Road wastewater treatment plant.

The Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) recently welcomed North Shore Hebrew Academy, New York Institute of Technology and North Shore High School students

Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) Superintendent Christopher Murphy (far right), North Shore High School students and staff pose outside the wastewater treatment plant.
Great Neck Water Pollution Control District (GNWPCD) Superintendent Christopher Murphy (far right), North Shore High School students and staff pose outside the wastewater treatment plant.

to tour the district’s facility at 236 East Shore Rd., one of the most environmentally conscious wastewater treatment plants in the country.

From left: GNWPCD Assistant Superintendent Thomas Dixon, Superintendent  Christopher Murphy, New York Institute of Technology Professor Burton Roslyn (second from right) and students stand in front of one of the district’s service vehicles.
From left: GNWPCD Assistant Superintendent Thomas Dixon, Superintendent Christopher Murphy, New York Institute of Technology Professor Burton Roslyn (second from right) and students stand in front of one of the district’s service vehicles.

Students viewed the wastewater treatment plant as a model for green infrastructure and sustainability for the future. During the tour, GNWPCD Superintendent Christopher Murphy described ongoing eco-friendly projects, including the ultraviolet disinfection system, anaerobic digesters, microturbine systems and the recently completed oxidation ditch.

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