The Haverhill Resource Recovery Facility is located on a 147-acre area in the Ward Hill Neck section of Haverhill, MA. The facility is bordered by Interstate Route 495 to the east and by the Merrimack River to the north, south, and west. Covanta Haverhill is owned and operated by Covanta and began commercial operation in June 1989. The facility processes 1,650 tons per day of solid waste, generating up to 49 megawatts of renewable energy. The facility is equipped with a ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling system and an air-cooled condenser that condenses turbine exhaust.