Kent County Department of Public Works


Built in 1973, the Kent County Regional Resource Recovery Facility serves over 130,000 residential, commercial, industrial and municipal users and treats over 12 million gallons of wastewater per day.  Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Resource Recovery Facility, located in Frederica, has received national recognition and regional Federal EPA performance awards for its innovative treatment projects like the photovoltaic solar farm, passive solar biosolids dryers and innovative UV disinfection processing.  It is the only resource recovery facility in the U. S. to be certified to ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and the National Biosolids Partnership’s Environmental Management System (EMS) programs.

NAICS 2213, Utilities: Water, Sewage, and Other Systems

Date of Pledge: August 2015