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  • Hydro International: Weedon Dam Flood Alleviation Scheme
    Weedon Dam Flood Alleviation Scheme
    Hydro International
    The pretty Northampton villages around Weedon, in the upper River Nene valley, suffered disastrous flooding in 1998, with Weedon Bec being particularly affected. To alleviate this problem, the Environment Agency (EA) put...
  • Lining Systems GRP:  Chemical resistant GRP lining for acid industrial bund
    Chemical resistant GRP lining for acid industrial bund
    Lining Systems GRP
    A client required a chemical resistant lining to a spill containment bund. The lining needed to be resistant to sulphuric acid, as this bund would be used to hold a tank's contents should it fail. Initially, the client asked...
  • Corgin: Replacement aerators for wastewater treatment plant
    Replacement aerators for wastewater treatment plant
    Corgin
    When two aerators broke down and had to be removed from a wastewater treatment plant in Ayrshire, the operators turned to Corgin to investigate a replacement solutions. The aerators were two of four original rotor aerators...
  • Corgin: Spiral aerators save energy and maintenance costs
    Spiral aerators save energy and maintenance costs
    Corgin
    Oxidation ditches are traditionally aerated using brush rotor aerators, however older designs can give poor mixing at depths, as well as requiring regular bearing attention and maintenance. Following bearing failure on their...
  • ARM Ltd: Ferric sludge reed bed treatment trial results
    Ferric sludge reed bed treatment trial results
    ARM Ltd
    The asset management strategy for Essex and Suffolk Water identified a need for a new process for sludge handling at Hanningfield Water Treatment Works (WTW). Supplied with raw water from Hanningfield Reservoir (354 Ha),...
  • ELIQUO HYDROK: Mecana pile cloth media filters for phosphorus removal
    Mecana pile cloth media filters for phosphorus removal
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    ELIQUO HYDROK worked with main contractor, Mott MacDonald Bentley, and Severn Trent Water to provide Mecana pile cloth media filtration systems for low effluent phosphorus removal at 11 sites throughout the UK. The pile...
  • ARM Ltd: Aerated saturated vertical flow reedbed for Thames Water
    Aerated saturated vertical flow reedbed for Thames Water
    ARM Ltd
    Uffington Waste Water Treatment Works serves a population of 700-800 in a rural situation and comprised a primary settlement tank, filter bed and humus tank. Due to its age and an increasing load from the village the works...
  • H+E UK: Wastewater treatment for beet sugar factory, Turkey
    Wastewater treatment for beet sugar factory, Turkey
    H+E UK
    Konya Seker is the largest private sugar producer in Turkey and has invested strongly in modern production facilities in recent years. In 2004 they commissioned a new beet sugar factory in Cumra, a small town in central...
  • Corgin: Odour control system upgrade at a composting facility
    Odour control system upgrade at a composting facility
    Corgin
    Corgin was contacted to inspect the odour control system at a composting facility that was receiving frequent complaints regarding the smell and to propose a solution to the issue. Despite the system appearing to be robust...
  • Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering: DAF system for UNIQ Prepared Food
    DAF system for UNIQ Prepared Food
    Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering
    The UNIQ Prepared Foods factory at Northampton required an effluent treatment system, but space at the factory was limited. The Puriflo team designed custom plant to fit into the space available. The DAF unit and chemical...
  • George Fischer Sales: Piping system provides clean water for 150,000 people
    Piping system provides clean water for 150,000 people
    George Fischer Sales
    To secure a reliable, economical and sustainable water supply for the future, Waterworks Lublin (Poland) decided to renew a part of their old steel piping system. The existing outdated system ran the risk of causing problems...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Batch controllers for precision lapping and polishing
    Batch controllers for precision lapping and polishing
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Kemet International is at the forefront of precision lapping and polishing technology, creating diamond polishing compounds, slurries and machinery for a wide range of industrial processes. As part of a process improvement...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Flare inspection using aerial platform, Scotland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using Europe's largest aerial platform, 101m high, Inspectahire was able to assess the integrity of the St Fergus flare. The height of this platform allowed for the inspection to take place whilst the flare was operational,...
  • Corgin: MistCannons help suppress dust plume at UK steelworks
    MistCannons help suppress dust plume at UK steelworks
    Corgin
    A UK steelworks needed a solution for suppressing dust originating from slag-tipping. An impressive dust plume rose as the product was tipped, the lift-off exacerbated by its inherent heat. This operation was causing...
  • Corgin: Emergency odour control at a sewage treatment plant
    Emergency odour control at a sewage treatment plant
    Corgin
    Corgin was contacted to assess odours coming from septic sewage flowing into the inlet works of a sewage treatment plant. The plant was overlooked by the rear of an imposing neighbouring residence with views over the...