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Wastewater system chosen for landmark logistics scheme

WCS Environmental Engineering know-how has been chosen to ship wastewater remedy at a landmark industrial improvement in east London.

Momentum is a strategic logistics scheme reworking a 20-acre brownfield web site subsequent to the River Thames in Rainham. Being delivered by HBD and Barings in three way partnership partnership, Momentum will comprise 4 items and is designed to be a ‘carbon impartial, sustainable area that meets occupiers’ accountable enterprise and environmental, social and governance obligations’.

The contractor on the scheme is Readie Building.

WCSEE will ship a full remedy system, with major, second and tertiary levels, to handle wastewater produced by as much as 1,380 employees every day. The below-ground system will comprise a major settlement tank, a Hybrid-SAF™ – submerged aerated filter – unit to supply secondary organic remedy and a sand filter to take away any extra suspended solids from the handled wastewater earlier than it’s discharged.

The system has been designed to deal with flows to tight environmental requirements of 10mg/l organic oxygen demand (BOD), 15mg/l suspended solids, and 3mg/l ammonia. As such, the sand filter will present a stage of tertiary remedy to deliver consent requirements above what is generally anticipated from a organic course of.

WCSEE technical supervisor Dominic Hamblin mentioned, “We’re happy that Readie Building has chosen WCSEE know-how to ship wastewater remedy for the Momentum improvement. We now have labored with Readie beforehand on an identical venture and perceive the necessities of large-scale industrial developments.

“Our modular remedy items are constructed off-site and may be simply transported. The know-how has a 30% smaller footprint than comparable applied sciences and their compact design permits items to be put in in places the place area is at a premium, comparable to a busy business web site.

“Our HiPAF-SAF vary meets stringent European environmental discharge consent requirements with out using chemical compounds, and has the additional benefit of a built-in timer for the blowers, which may halve the quantity of vitality used to deal with effluent. The know-how is frequently specified by UK water utilities and is an efficient alternative for delicate places.”

James Birch, senior amount surveyor, Readie Building, mentioned: “Momentum is a landmark industrial scheme with excessive environmental credentials. As such, we happy to once more be working with WCSEE to put in sturdy wastewater remedy to make sure safety of the encompassing atmosphere.”

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