September 19, 2023

Emerging Technologies Review: Water Microgrid


Project 69643 Task 10 - The Air Force Civil Engineer Center has tasked Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with investigating emerging technologies to inform the Air Force’s understanding of the technology and to guide key considerations for implementing technologies that are resilient and alternative sources to the traditional methods used in the Air Force today. This report explores the concept of a water microgrid for deployment at Air Force installations. A water microgrid is a local water system that supplies, treats, and distributes water, with the primary objective to meet mission critical water demand during a disruption of the primary supply. A water microgrid can advance an Air Force installation’s water infrastructure and water resilience by being at the ready for meeting critical missions during a utility outage.

Published: September 19, 2023


Cejudo C., B.C. Pamintuan, A.M. Piazza, and S.A. Loper. 2023. Emerging Technologies Review: Water Microgrid Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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