At outline design stage the team identified that they could provide cost saving innovations.
Challenges were mitigated by thorough planning and understanding the potential hazards and associated risks.
Rivelin is one of five treatment works supplying Sheffield with clean water and was undergoing a major 2 phase refurbishment.
It was identified early that programme and sequencing of the refurbishment would be key to meeting the ‘Water into Supply’ date.
The output for the STW requires improved secondary treatment to improve effluent quality and to achieve better microbial reduction from UV disinfection.
Design, Construction and Commissioning of a trial biomass/coal firing system on boiler 3B to test suitability of using biomass as a fuel with no detrimental effect on the boilers.
The detailed design included a new screen deck, reconfigured screen chutes, six new conveyors, and a new reject handling system.
The tube press plant was designed in a restricted area. The unreliable bucket elevator was removed from the design therefore reducing CAPEX and improving plant efficiency.
Powergen have carried out preliminary co-firing trials of biomass / coal fuels at Ironbridge Power Station to confirm the operational and commercial viability in the longer term.
The entire system is automated through tank levels which control the pumps and actuated inlet and outlet valves. All plant items are easily accessible for maintenance.
Nomenca supplies and uses specialist equipment to undertake the maintenance tasks and utilise information technology and communications equipment compatible with the maintenance application.
Countess Wear, one of South West Water’s largest sewage treatment works, had a scheme to add a fully automated raw sludge processing plant.
Veolia Water are supplying to Dairy Crest a phosphorus removal plant to their largest cheese making creamery in Davidstow, Cornwall.