2019 Stories Stories | Page 6 of 6 | JBS USA | Sustainability Report

Investing in Wastewater Treatment

Marshalltown, IA, Pork Production Facility

In April 2019, JBS USA Marshalltown completed a new $9.2 million, 10,000 square-foot pretreatment wastewater facility to more effectively process plant wastewater and extract previously-lost, sellable product. Since the treatment facility’s opening, Marshalltown has decreased the total suspended solids in its wastewater by approximately 43 percent and its biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) by more than…

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