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London Power Company – UK

Wastewater treatment

Project Background

London key figures
Design & Build - Wastewater treatment - Flow rate: 126 m3/h - Maximum inlet flow: 2 x 60 m3/h - Commissioning year: 2005

UK – London Power Company: Cottam power station is a 2000 MW coal-fired power station with a production capacity of up to 4% of the UK market. The station is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


The Client’s Needs

  • Wastewater treatment

Project & Technology Solutions

Flue Gas Treatment
  • Remove the residual gypsum from the wastewater which is supersaturated with gypsum.
  • Reduce the heavy metal content in the wastewater.

Wastewater treatment from 4 FGD units.
  • The plant is constructed by materials selected to handle high corrosive chloride-concentrations.
  • Polymer and lime dosing systems.
  • Desaturation, precipitation, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation and lamellar settling.

Sludge dewatering
  • Supply of chemicals.
  • Plant design, installation and testing.