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  • Sulzer: From problem site to model pumping station: Wicklow CC
    From problem site to model pumping station: Wicklow CC
    Sulzer
    Wicklow County lies on the east coast of Ireland, south of Dublin. Wicklow County Council manages the county’s 35 wastewater treatment plants, which serve urban centres with populations ranging from 30 to 50 thousand. The...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Tackling pollution control in diesel-generating sets
    Tackling pollution control in diesel-generating sets
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The introduction of Tier 4 and Tier 5 emissions regulations continue to have an impact on manufacturers of diesel engines and the final products in which they are used. Tier 4 has already been implemented for non-emergency...
  • 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...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    LPG tank base heating replacement, Shetland
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    In order to stop the ground beneath an LPG tank freezing, an electric blanket was fitted under the bed of the tank. This particular tank was the largest single tank of its type, containing 18,000 tonnes of LPG. Inspectahire...
  • ARM Ltd: Vertical flow reedbed: municipal effluent
    Vertical flow reedbed: municipal effluent
    ARM Ltd
    Lower Basildon WwTW is owned and operated by Thames Water and is situated within the grounds of Beale Park seven miles North West of Reading. The works serves a PE 166 (2011 – Average). Sewage is collected by gravity and...
  • Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering: Effluent treatment system for fats, Unilever Bestfoods
    Effluent treatment system for fats, Unilever Bestfoods
    Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering
    Unilever Bestfoods required a system to handle fats in effluent at its factory at Crumlin in South Wales. Puriflo designed a complete effluent treatment system in consultation with the Unilever Bestfoods site management. The...
  • H+E UK: Energy recovery from whey permeate, Switzerland
    Energy recovery from whey permeate, Switzerland
    H+E UK
    The customer, a large Swiss manufacturer of animal feed, was looking for an option to dispose permeate from whey protein concentrate (WPC) production. H+E was commissioned to build an anaerobic wastewater treatment plant to...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Integrated process controls for pharmaceuticals plant
    Integrated process controls for pharmaceuticals plant
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Bürkert control heads, diaphragms and actuators were fitted to process tanks when AstraZeneca expanded its production facilities for a respiratory medication used to control and treat symptoms caused by asthma. The batch...
  • GEMÜ Valves: GEMÜ 490 butterfly valves in Wastewater Treatment Plant
    GEMÜ 490 butterfly valves in Wastewater Treatment Plant
    GEMÜ Valves
    Large sewage clarification plants, such as the urban drainage department of Stuttgart, recycle their sludge in mono-combustion plants. GEMÜ valves used in the plant design ensure the safety and reliability of processes when...
  • Sulzer: Upgrading to more effective aeration: Meriden, USA
    Upgrading to more effective aeration: Meriden, USA
    Sulzer
    Located in New Haven County, Connecticut, in eastern USA, the wastewater treatment plant in Meriden has a design inlet flow of 43,911 m3/day (11.6 mgd) with a maximum inlet flow of 143,386 m3/day (38.0 mgd). Upgraded in the...
  • Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering: DAF system for poultry processing unit at organic farm
    DAF system for poultry processing unit at organic farm
    Puriflo - a division of ESE Engineering
    An organic farm in Berkshire installed a Puriflo effluent treatment system. The farm has 2,250 acres of chalk downs and organically rears 140 beef sucklers, 1,700 sheep, free range pigs and poultry. There is also a large...
  • Corgin: Nitrification Restart Programme for paper mill
    Nitrification Restart Programme for paper mill
    Corgin
    A paper mill in North West England produces 450,000 tons of finished newsprint annually, generating some 21,000m³ of wastewater a day. A long-standing commitment to environmental compliance, which is closely monitored by the...
  • Veolia Water Technologies UK: Boiler water treatment plant for new power station
    Boiler water treatment plant for new power station
    Veolia Water Technologies UK
    Veolia Water Technologies were contracted to design a demineralisation plant for a new power station at Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire. The bespoke engineered water treatment plant was handed over to main contractor Hitachi...
  • 2H Water Technologies: Industrial effluent treatment plant for cider producer
    Industrial effluent treatment plant for cider producer
    2H Water Technologies
    Within days of visiting Thatcher Cider's Myrtle Farm plant, 2H produced a detailed and fully costed proposal for a BIOdek trickling filter solution with an Equiflo rotary distributor to replace the existing effluent plant.
  • Hydro International: Single-stage phosphorus and TSS removal - WWTP Finland
    Single-stage phosphorus and TSS removal - WWTP Finland
    Hydro International
    DynaDisc® filters remove phosphorus and TSS in a single stage for Pietersaari WWTP in Finland. The WWTP serves a population equivalent of approximately 5000. The plant additionally takes industrial flows from an abattoir, as...