First funds spent for Sparta solutions
The two used units will be purchased from a company in Arkansas for $67,000 each.
The money used to purchase the units came from $600,000 in state capital outlay funds awarded to West Monroe for the recycling project last year.
John Stamberg, vice president of Energy Ventures Analysis Inc., said the project to reclaim waste water for use at Graphics Packaging is one of only three such projects world wide. He said the other two projects were in South Africa and used to provide drinking water.