Ready meals
Case Study Ready Meals Producer
challenge Bring the company back into its consent limits
solution Bespoke process train utilising electrocoagulation technology
benefit Company brought back into consent limits and future proofed against
challenge
  • Utilise existing effluent treatment facility within our new design
  • Reduce operational costs
  • Use innovative technology and allow for full site water recycling in the future
  • Easily adaptable for future site expansion
  • Minimal operator requirement
solution
  • Bespoke process train designed for 10m3 per hour
  • A gross solids screen for preliminary treatment
  • Conductivity control
  • Electrocoagulation DAF core system for FOG removal
  • A clarification unit with sludge handling capacity
  • A physical filtration unit for final polishing
benefit
  • A 50% reduction in effluent bills
  • No chemicals used in process
  • A payback in 16 months
  • Protected the site from any chance of incurring extra costs from their water supplier
  • Site now runs within its set consent limits, meeting and over-achieving its environmental targets
  • Running cost of 3 pence per m3 treated