Nov. 10, 2009 -- Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has been awarded a major contract by the 4D consortium for Southern Water's Peacehaven WwTW. The new works, the last major sewage treatment works to be built in the UK to meet the requirements of the Urban Wastewater Directive, will treat domestic wastewater from a population equivalent of circa 335,000.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies' contract, valued at more than £10 m, includes pre treatment by fat, oil, grit and grease removal, primary treatment by Multiflo lamella clarifiers and Biostyr Biological Aerated Flooded Filter for combined secondary treatment.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies' site work will begin in 2010 with completion by 2013.
With more than 200 references worldwide in applications as diverse as sewage treatment, drinking water production and industrial wastewater recycling, Multiflo™ lamella settlers are compact, reliable, simple to construct and easy to operate while providing a high efficiency removal of particulate matters.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies' well proven Biostyr™ compact BAFF technology will operate in a carbonaceous configuration. The final effluent will discharge to sea and comply with the consents on COD and BOD.
About Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS)
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), subsidiary of Veolia Water, is a leading design & build company and a specialized provider of technological solutions in water treatment. With over 8,900 employees in 57 countries, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies recorded revenue of €2.5 billion Euros in 2008. Visit www.veoliawaterst.co.uk for further details of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies services.
Veolia Water, the water division of Veolia Environnement, is the world leader in water and wastewater services. Specialized in outsourcing services for municipal authorities, as well as industrial and service companies, Veolia Water serves 139 million people worldwide. With 93,400 employees, its 2008 revenues amounted to €12.6 billion.