Veolia, Anglian Water target over £1M savings through process optimization

Under the contract, Veolia will deliver an optimized process control service covering water supply, water recycling, aeration and pumping systems.

Jan 9th, 2019
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HUNTINGDON, UK, JAN 9, 2019 -- As part of a new framework contract with Anglian Water, Veolia is targeting savings of £1.07million through process optimization and energy management, and reducing the water company's carbon footprint. Since starting in late 2017, the three year contract has provided a range of optimization services designed to support the company in its efficiency goals across its water and water recycling systems. The contract highlights the success of working collaboratively with Anglian Water's experts and six other companies in the EE&O framework.

Anglian Water supplies 1.2 billion liters of water each day to its customers. As the largest water and water recycling company in England and Wales by geographic area, Anglian Water manages a network of 114,185 km of water and sewer pipes which is supported by theirtreatment facilities. Under the contract Veolia deliver an optimized process control service covering water supply, water recycling, aeration and pumping systems. By working collaboratively with Anglian Water's Energy and Operational Optimization teams, and implementing the latest optimization techniques gained from worldwide best practice the water company gains from efficient use of energy and chemicals, and improved resilience in line with today's water industry standards.

For water optimization, the services include treatment processes and pumping systems, energy demand management, maximizing plant availability, asset utilization, HVAC and lighting. For Water Recycling optimization (wastewater treatment works), Veolia provide services for sludge treatment, aeration processes, pump and compressor efficiency, steam generation and tariff management.

Commenting on the development, John Abraham, Chief Operating Officer - UK & Ireland Water & Industrial Customers at Veolia said, "Through technical innovation and secure service delivery, our work with Anglian Water is delivering real benefits, and is driving greater efficiency for the future. By working collaboratively with Anglian Water's Energy & Optimization initiatives and other framework partners we are helping them to achieve efficiency and regulatory targets, reduce their carbon footprint and improve resilience."

Optimizing water and water recycling assets is at the heart of Anglian Water achieving its strategic goals. Delivering an excellent value service to its customers, becoming Carbon Neutral by 2050 and meeting increased demand due to growth in the region, adapting to climate change, and improving the environment relies on optimal asset operation.

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