Industrial Wastewater Treatment & Trade Effluent Management
Water Treatment Services is a leading UK water and industrial wastewater treatment specialist offering a comprehensive range of expert water, trade effluent and environmental management solutions.
Our services include the evaluation and treatment of industrial waste waters and trade effluents from manufacturing, and industrial processes to ensure cost and process optimisation is achieved; and environmental compliance standards are met and maintained.
Our experience and capabilities in this important area allow us to offer carefully tailored, cost effective industrial wastewater treatment and effluent treatment solutions covering effluent discharge, regulatory compliance and consent evaluation; process design, plant and equipment, chemical treatments, sludge management, and water recycling and reuse solutions.
Expert industrial wastewater treatment & trade effluent management
Our specialist industrial wastewater treatment and trade effluent treatment solutions include:
Full National UK Coverage
With offices in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), supported by regional teams of specially trained environmental engineers, in-field wastewater specialists and technical experts we can offer professional, cost effective industrial wastewater treatment and associated engineering services across the UK and Ireland.
Contact Water Treatment Services today to learn how our industrial wastewater treatment and effluent treatment solutions can help improve cost and process optimisation, and ensure environmental compliance standards are achieved. To speak with one of our industrial wastewater treatment experts call us on 0330 223 31 31 or simply use this button.
Environmentally sensitive treatment of industrial wastewater
With the introduction of increasingly stringent environmental standards, the optimisation of treatment processes for industrial wastewater and trade effluents is becoming increasingly important.
It’s now not simply about meeting discharge compliance standards; cost, process and energy efficiencies are becoming key considerations along with opportunities for more eco-friendly recycling and water reuse solutions.
Water Treatment Services, through our team of experts offer a holistic approach to the evaluation and treatment of industrial effluents allowing us to assist our customers in meeting their legal obligations in the most economic, environmentally sensitive way to reduce costs, improve waste management processes and protect the environment.
What is trade effluent?
In the UK any wastewater that is produced as part of an industrial or commercial process is referred to as “trade effluent”.
Trade effluent is typically waste water or other waste liquids that are not considered to be domestic sewage or uncontaminated rainwater run-off.
This can include wastewater from manufacturing and production activities, cooling processes, washing etc.
The Water Industry Act 1991 describes trade effluent as follows:
… any liquid, either with or without particles of matter in suspension in the liquid, which is wholly or partly produced in the course of any trade or industry carried on at a trade premises.
If your water is not considered to be domestic sewage or uncontaminated rainwater run-off then you need to deal with it differently.
Consent to discharge trade effluent
If you intend to discharge any industrial wastewater or trade effluent in to a public sewer or watercourse such as a river, stream, lake or the sea then you will need to obtain specific consent from your local sewerage undertaker.
If you fail to do this you will be breaking the law and may face legal action and substantial fines.
A consent to discharge trade effluent will normally specify limits on the following:
Evaluating your wastewater & trade effluent needs
Typically the treatment of industrial effluents involves a number of distinct stages and technologies, depending on the industry, type and concentration of contaminants and overall complexity of the effluent stream involved.
Through our team of wastewater treatment experts we can perform a comprehensive evaluation of your waste processes and effluent discharge requirements to advise on the selection of the most appropriate methods and technologies for the treatment of your wastewater in order to meet discharge compliance standards in the most economic and environmentally sensitive way.
Industrial wastewater treatment training
The industrial and process water treatment specialists at Water Treatment Services have developed an extensive series of professional water and wastewater treatment training courses that includes WTS 0070 “Industrial Wastewater Treatment”.
This specialist wastewater treatment training course comprises an intensive one day course designed for wastewater treatment engineers, plant operators, environmental and process engineers, maintenance and engineering contractors, and those with responsibility for the operation, maintenance and on-going management of industrial wastewater treatment installations… wastewater treatment training
Expert industrial wastewater & trade effluent treatment solutions
Contact Water Treatment Services today to discuss your industrial wastewater treatment and effluent treatment requirements.
Our specialists can deliver a full range of expert environmental management services including the evaluation and implementation of cost effective, environmentally sensitive trade effluent treatment solutions.
With offices in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), supported by regional teams of specially trained environmental engineers, in-field wastewater specialists and technical experts we can offer professional, cost effective industrial wastewater treatment and engineering support services throughout the UK and Ireland.
Contact us now for more information or for your FREE, no obligation quote.
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