This report aims to study the potential of establishing an innovation, training, and optimization space (ITO) within the wastewater treatment plants operated by Metro Vancouver. The report summarizes the surveys and interviews targeting around 20 municipalities to understand the incentives and obstacles of pursuing innovation and research in municipal wastewater treatment. The report also outlines some business and operation models of ITOs or similar institutions that can be used as references.

Partner: Metro Vancouver
Funder: Metro Vancouver
Keywords: green buildings, waste management & recycling, water 

Jiashu Yang