White Papers

Basildon AMTREAT® LTP Commissioning of a high-rate ammonia removal plant

A paper presented at the 7th European Waste Water management Conference October 2013
By:
Oscar Hernandez-Ramirez
Sarah Collins
Steve Bungay

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Developments in the control and design of Nitreat® nitrate removal plants during AMP4 and AMP5

(Reproduced from UK Water Projects On-Line 2012)

During AMP4 (2005 to 2010) around half of all new builds of nitrate removal plant in the UK water industry used ACWA Services’ NITREAT® process, and in AMP5 at least 90% of the new plant installed has adopted this system. Taking advantage of the early operational experience and in close collaboration with its utility partners it has proved possible to optimise the process to provide significant Capex, Opex and embedded CO2 gains.

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RIVELIN WTW Process upgrades to resolve manganese problems

(Reproduced from UK Water Projects 2012)

By: Fred Mukonoweshuro BSc, MSc, MICE, MCIWEM and Matthew Jenkins MEng, CEng, MICE

ACWA Services has provided mechanical equipment associated with new manganese removal contactors for Yorkshire Water’s state-of-the-art Rivelin water treatment plant. This is a key element in the utility’s plans to improve water quality and pressure for the city of Sheffield.

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Cambridge Water’s investment to meet standards for nitrate concentrations

(Reproduced from UK Water Projects 2012)

By: Martin Parvin BSc (Hons), CEng, MICE, MCIWEM,
Gary Deakin BSc (Hons), Msc (Eng) & Martin Styles BSc, CEng, MCIWEM

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TREATMENT OF HIGH-STRENGTH AMMONIA LIQUORS USING THE AMTREAT PROCESS AT ASHFORD STC, SOUTHERN WATER

The Amtreat process is a high-rate activated sludge plant for treating high-strength ammonia liquors. The compact, high-rate ammonia treatment system has a relatively small footprint compared to conventional activated sludge treatment processes, and full nitrification of highstrength ammonia effluent can be achieved, with typical ammonia removal rates in excess of 97%.

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Invest UAE 2010 - Watertight Solutions

Peter Ripley, managing director of ACWA, describes the economic and business situation in the UAE’s increasingly important water sector.

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R.O. pretreatment design & performance under challenging conditions in the Arabian Gulf.

In early 2006 ACWA received a contract from Palm Water to design, install and
commission 2 x 32,000m3/d seawater desalination plants on the Crescent of Palm Jumeirah.

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