Wastewater treatment plants: when to upgrade and when to replace

Wastewater treatment plants: when to upgrade and when to replace.

If your wastewater treatment plant isn’t working as well as it should then it might be time to upgrade it or replace it altogether. Industry experts Aqua Advice are here to advise…

When your wastewater treatment plant isn’t working optimally

A treatment plant that effectively treats your wastewater is crucial to your business running smoothly, efficiently and safely.

As we looked at in last month’s blog, a faulty wastewater treatment plant can result in wasted product, materials and manpower. It can also lead to unnecessarily high water, energy and discharge bills.

Failing to meet your discharge conditions due to a faulty plant can result in fines and reputational damage – not to mention the impact on the environment.

It is crucial, then, that your plant is up to scratch. This is where wastewater treatment experts like Aqua Advice can help.

Expert assessment of your wastewater treatment

With over thirty years in the industry, Aqua Advice can carry out a detailed assessment of your existing treatment plant and its chemical processes.

Based on our findings we will recommend one or more of the following: 

  • Opportunities to reduce costs and the amount of wastewater produced
  • Upgrades to your treatment plant to optimise its effectiveness
  • Complete replacement your plant with a bespoke or turnkey system

Whilst any business would be keen to reduce the costs of wastewater treatment, whether to upgrade or replace your plant is a big decision. Which to choose?

Getting it right for your business

Having a wastewater treatment plant that works efficiently and safely is of utmost importance. Aqua Advice can advise on the best way of achieving this.

It may be the case that by replacing key parts and processes within your plant it can increase its efficiency. Aqua Advice has developed innovative techniques for removing pollutants and digital dosing, so upgrades of this sort could be just what you need.

Alternatively, your treatment plant may no longer be fit for purpose. Whether your plant is overloaded or simply too old, a brand new treatment plant will need to be installed. Aqua Advice can offer a bespoke or turnkey solution to suit the specific needs your business.

Whichever option you choose, you can be sure that Aqua Advice will not only help you reduce the day to day costs of your wastewater treatment, but also ensure you meet your discharge consent conditions.

Is your wastewater treatment plant working as efficiently as it should? Get in touch to discuss whether an upgrade or replacement is needed.