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Moray Coast Wastewater

Treatment works

3 x wastewater treatment plants, 1 x sludge treatment plant

WWTP type

SBR

Sewerage construction

46km pumping mains, 8km gravity sewers

Sea outfalls

14 x short sea outfall replacement / extension, 2 x long sea outfall

Moray West (Lossiemouth) capacity

419L/s (36,200m³/d)

Moray East (Buckie) capacity

165L/s (14,256m³/d)

Banff / Macduff (Macduff) capacity

110L/s (9,504m³/d)

Combined capacity

694L/s (59,960m³/d)

BOD

<35mg/L

COD

<125mg/L

Raw sewage treatment capacity

10,000m&#179;/d

Sludge thickening equipment

Series 7000 Klampress (3-belt press)

Drier operating temperature

220&#176;C

Input sludge cake DS

17%

Treated sludge DS

92%

Project cost

£60 million

Catchment become "Preferred Bidder"

1999-2000

Project development phase

2000-01

Concession and contracts signed, construction commences

25 June 2001

WWTPs and main pumping stations completed and commissioned

Aug - Sept 2002

Smaller pumping stations completed and commissioned

Nov 2002 - Jan 2003

Additional stormwater provision

Jan - April 2004

Client

Scottish Water

Main contractor

Catchment Consortium

Funding institution

Abbey National

Main Catchment Consortium partners

United Utilities, AWG Project Investments (formerly Morrison Construction, PFI), International Water

Project and asset management

Catchment

EPC contractor

Bechtel-Morrison JV

Design and commissioning

Bechtel

Construction

AWG Construction (formerly Morrison Construction)

Operation

United Utilities

Pumps

Europumps, ITT-Flygt

Screens

Longwood Engineering

Sludge belt presses

Simon Hartley

Sludge dryer

Sagers

Sludge disposal

Snowie

Other construction

Gleeson and Ennstone Thistle
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