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Veolia Water Technologies, a division of VWS (UK) Ltd


Veolia Water Technologies UK is a subsidiary of Veolia. We are a leading provider of water, wastewater, biosolids treatment and Bioenergy solutions. At Veolia we tailor our solutions to meet our clients' specific needs. With extensive experience in the water treatment sector we provide reliable and efficient solutions that deliver environmental, operational and economic benefits. We have extensive process capabilities and a unique portfolio of innovative and sustainable technology which is continually being developed to meet the market?s requirements. Depending on the project we deliver individual engineered solutions, packaged plants or complex design and build projects. Customer service is a priority. Our flexible service and maintenance agreements allow you to choose the level of support you require. We maintain a relationship with clients through our service engineers and product managers following completion of a project to ensure consistent reliable and cost effective operation.


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The Spirit of Wastewater Treatment

Veolia Water Technologies has been awarded a prestigious contract to provide wastewater treatment plant to the Macallan Distillery in Craigellachie, Moray.

The Macallan single malt whisky is currently the world's second highest selling brand and owners, Edrington Group, are investing over £100m in a new distillery to meet the growing demand.

Wastewaters/washwaters from the new distillery will be treated on site to meet the SEPA consent for discharge to the environmentally sensitive River Spey. Prior to commencing on the design, Veolia carried out a wastewater characterisation study and also helped the distillery to optimise operation of the existing wastewater treatment plant. The experience gained by working closely with The Macallan allowed Veolia's engineers to design the new plant with a high degree of confidence.

The Veolia treatment process is based on IdraflotTM dissolved air flotation (DAF) unit followed by a BiosepTM membrane bioreactor (MBR), and there is a long-term goal to treat the BiosepTM MBR permeate by reverse osmosis for re-use in the distillery as boiler make-up.

Ian Hart, Veolia's Business Development Director, said "We are delighted to be working with The Macallan distillery on this project and helping to assure the continued success of this great brand." The £2.5m contract is due for completion in summer 2015.

For further information please email Veolia Water Technologies, a division of VWS (UK) Ltd

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