Energy and Nutrient Recovery Facility

Some special features of the Energy and Nutrient Recovery Facility:

Recovered phosphorus from animal manure

  • The research equipment in this facility is under development with UBC’s Department of Civil Engineering
  • It currently emphasizes development of technology to recover phosphorus from animal manures in the form of struvite which can be used as a slow release fertilizer (see photo)
  • Struvite from dairy manure was first produced at the Dairy Centre in July 2011

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Land and Food Systems
2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-1219
Dean: Rickey Yada
UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
6947 #7 Lougheed Highway
Box #202,
Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0, Canada
Tel: 1-604-796-8410
Fax: 1-604-796-8413
Director: Jim Thompson
Manager: Nelson Dinn

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