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Project Omega Wastewater Treatment

Project scope (% of Northern Ireland total)

Wastewater Treatment

20%

Sludge Disposal

100%

New Incinerator

Type

Fluidised bed

Capacity

24,000t

Design Range

70-100% capacity

Operation Temperature

850 – 950°C

Air Temperature

150 – 250 °C

Automated Bunker Capacity

1,400m<sup>3</sup>

Scrubbers/Gas Emission Management

Fly Ash Removal

Electrostatic precipitators

Scrubbers

1<sup>st</sup> scrubber- quench system (pH<3)

Gas Cooling

To 50&deg;C by cooled water direct contact

Project Type

Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Project Cost

&pound;122m

Contract Awarded

March 2007

Donaghadee and Millisle Pumping Stations Completed

April 2007

Completion at Briggs Rock

July 2007

North Down/Ards WWTP Completion

December 2007

Scheduled Final Completion

March 2010

Project Sponsor

Water Service Northern Ireland (NI Water)

Main Contractor

Glen Water

Glen Water Consortium Partners

Glen Water (Thames Water/Laing O’Rourke JVC); BSG Civil Engineering; Dawson WAM; Williams Industrial Services and Hyder Consulting

Contract Advisers (Glen Water)

McGrigors

Technical advisers (NI Water)

Mott MacDonald

Engineering Design

Hyder Consulting

Independent Project Certifier

Grontmij
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