Energy saving wastewater treatment works opens in Inverurie

A £21mn wastewater treatment works that has the potential to reduce the amount of energy used during the treatment process by half has officially opened in Inverurie, Scottish Water announced on 6 December.

The site is the first in Scotland to make use of the innovative Nereda technology, which breaks sludge into granules, the structure of which enables multiple treatment processes to take place simultaneously.

Chief Executive of Scottish Water Douglas Millican said: “Not only does it mean we can continue to treat wastewater effectively and protect the environment for years to come, it also underlines our commitment to pursue new ways to lower our energy requirements, towards reaching our ambitious goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2040.”

The project was delivered by Scottish Water alliance partner ESD.

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