As part of a new framework contract with Anglian Water, Veolia is targeting savings of £1.07million through process optimisation and energy management, and reducing the water company’s carbon footprint. Since starting in late 2017, the three year contract has provided a range of optimisation services designed to support the company in its efficiency goals across its water and water recycling systems. The contract highlights the success of working collaboratively with Anglian Water’s experts and six other companies in the EE&O framework.
Anglian Water supplies 1.2 billion litres of water each day to its customers. As the largest water and water recycling company in England and Wales by geographic area, Anglian Water manages a network of 114,185 km of water and sewer pipes which is supported by their treatment facilities. Under the contract Veolia deliver an optimised process control service covering water supply, water recycling, aeration and pumping systems. By working collaboratively with Anglian Water’s Energy and Operational Optimisation teams, and implementing the latest optimisation techniques gained from worldwide best practice the water company gains from efficient use of energy and chemicals, and improved resilience in line with today’s water industry standards.
For water optimisation, the services include treatment processes and pumping systems, energy demand management, maximising plant availability, asset utilisation, HVAC and lighting. For Water Recycling optimisation (wastewater treatment works), Veolia provide services for sludge treatment, aeration processes, pump and compressor efficiency, steam generation and tariff management.
Optimising water and water recycling assets is at the heart of Anglian Water achieving its strategic goals. Delivering an excellent value service to its customers, becoming Carbon Neutral by 2050 and meeting increased demand due to growth in the region, adapting to climate change, and improving the environment relies on optimal asset operation.