Anglian Water cuts aerator energy use in half

Anglian Water has halved aerator energy costs at the Swallow unmanned therapy functions in Lincolnshire by installing an ABB variable -pace drive. Working this way, there were frequent stops and starts that triggered shock loads on gear box and the motor, as well as needing frequent process of the contactor to change the motor off and on. “This occasionally led to mechanical and electric failure of the aerator, creating disruptions to a possible subsequent failure plus sewage treatment to consent.“ This sewage treatment works h AS descriptive consent which specifies…

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One year to go until UK heads into the open water market

April 2016 has come around quickly, and in 12 short months will see the non-domestic water marketplace open in England. The challenges of adapting for deregulation have started. Some of the comparatively small water companies have assessed the situation and already chose to withdraw from your non-national retail market. Others have until October this year to determine how make their plans known, and they want to go forward. Whether you decide to change or prefer to renegotiate terms with your current provider, it will help to have your water data…

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Northumbrian Water Centrifuge Maintenance AwardedTo Mse Hiller

MSE Hiller are pleased to announce the successful in awarding of the Centrifuge Overhaul, Maintenance and Employ Services Framework using the Northumbrian Water Group. Northumbrian Water addresses an area of some 9,422 Sq kilometer with 2.5 m water customers and 2.7 m waste water customers. With some 77,850 and over 400 treatment works dry sludge produced per the maintenance and overhaul of it’s installed centrifuge is a that is base crucial procedure. Support and the service provided by MSE Hiller from it’s purpose-built facility at Markham Vale supported with onsite…

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Chopper Pumps are the Calm After the Storm for Thames Water

New 6” Chopper Pumps designed and made by Landia (Denmark) are helping Thames Water enhance its handling of stormwater at East Hyde sewage treatment works near Luton. Following the successful setup of a 6” MPTK-I 150 series Chopper Pump (30kW, 1500rpm), Thames Water has since bought two more of the Landia units, which are especially suited for the pumping of wastewater and sludge with coarse solids. “we’ve plenty of issues with wet wipes and rag being place into our sewers which obstruct our pumps said Thames Water’s Phil Merridan. “We…

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United Water’s Asset Optimisation Programme

In 2010 United Utilities initiated the Asset Optimisation Programme (AOP). The goal was to optimise plant performance by reducing chemical usage, optimising electricity consumption, improving performance of combined heat & power (CHP) facilities and reducing reactive functioning time. A high level investigation comparing United Utilities wastewater treatment works against company averages for CHP production, compound use and power was undertaken. A benchmarking exercise was also carried out by way of relative efficiency measures against other water companies to recognize outlier websites and these were then prioritised in terms of possibility…

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