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Ada, Oklahoma

photo: Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center

This facility features the following green attributes:
green power Green Power
water management plan Water Management Plan
Mechanical Upgrades Mechanical Upgrades

Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center

Total Facility Area: 87,119 gross square feet (GSF)
Estimated Personnel: 160 persons

FY 2003 Energy Consumption*: 11,197,256,352 Btu per year
FY 2003 Btu per GSF per Year: 148,357
FY 2012 Energy Consumption: 12,548,360,648 Btu per year
FY 2012 Btu per GSF per Year: 144,037; 2.9 percent reduction from the baseline

FY 2007 Water Consumption**: 3,806,403 gallons per year
FY 2007 Gallons per GSF per Year: 48.9
FY 2012 Water Consumption: 2,563,537 gallons per year
FY 2012 Gallons per GSF per Year: 29.4; 39.8 percent reduction from the baseline

All energy and water data are reported as of FY 2012.
*FY 2003 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure energy conservation progress.
**FY 2007 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure water conservation progress.

Description

The research conducted at the Ada laboratory focuses on soil and subsurface environments. The facility's mission is to study the transport and transformation of contaminants in soil and groundwater generated by municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastes.

Unique Environmental Features

Energy Conservation

Green Power

Water Conservation

Archive

View an archive of older environmental information about the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center.

For More Information About This Facility

Website: www.epa.gov/ada/

Garmon Smith (smith.garmon@epa.gov)
P.O. Box 1198
Ada, OK 74821
Phone: (580) 436-8565


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