WPL lands three utility wastewater contracts
Jan 31, 2018
Work is underway on three UK utility framework contracts awarded to packaged wastewater treatment specialist WPL, two by United Utilities (UU) and one by Anglian Water.
A similar project is underway at Anglian Water’s Stanbridgeford WwTW in Luton, with the installation of 12 Hybrid-SAF treatment units which has been agreed with Barhale, part of Integrated Operational Solutions, Anglian Water’s framework alliance.
The Hampshire company is also providing temporary onsite treatment during an upgrade to UU’s Halton East WwTW in Lancaster. Replacement of the trickling filter means the existing system needs to be completely dismantled, so a temporary wastewater treatment system is required during the upgrade.
The contracts to provide wastewater treatment equipment at Stanbridgeford and Halton East WwTWs follow a tightening of the consent requirement by the Environment Agency. The extremely tight ammoniacal nitrogen consent of 1mg/l at Stanbridgeford is considered to be particularly challenging, but well within the capability of WPL’s technology.
Andrew Haywood, industrial and utility sales manager at WPL said, “We are delighted to be winning substantial work in the highly-regulated UK utility sector and to build on our strong relationships with United Utilities and Anglian Water. We are seeing a significant increase in enquiries from water companies with similar requirements with regards to tightening consents and the need for flexibility.
C2V+ framework director Sean McCallion commented, “We are delighted to be the main contractor for the Silloth WwTW and look forward to working with United Utilities and WPL on another successful water project as part of the AMP6 framework.”
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