Alfred Testing Facility

The ORWC has operated an NSF accredited testing facility in Alfred which was being used for controlled testing, research and development of on-site technologies. The testing facility is capable of testing at up to 20,000 L/day and can run various standardized testing protocols. At this time, no new contracts are being accepted. Contact Chris Kinsley for more information.


The online testing facility features:

  • Testing using typical domestic wastewater at any flow desired from municipal sewer;
  • Ability to evaluate up to six technologies at one time;
  • Dosage pumps & controls;
  • Flow monitoring and control capabilities;
  • Capability to evaluate wastewater treatment technologies as well as alternative soil absorption systems.

construction of the testing facility
Space to test six technologies simultaneously

chris kinsley taking samples
Cold weather testing conditions


photo of mixing tank
Mixing & Dosing Tank

photo of manhole
Access to Alfred Municipal Sewer