Category Archives: Recent Projects

Coors Brewery, Tadcaster

ARL Consulting undertook detailed process design engineering and project management for the new effluent treatment plant at the Coors brewery at Tadcaster. The design was critical in terms of the required quality of the final effluent because of the stringent consent conditions set by the Environment Agency for discharge into the nearby River Wharf. The

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Bulmers, Hereford

ARL Consulting undertook both a feasibility study and detailed design engineering for a proposed anaerobic effluent treatment plant at the main Hereford cider production plant. The installation was to act as a pre-treatment plant to reduce COD in both the apple mill and main process effluent stream prior to discharge to the Welsh Water sewage

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Arla Foods Ltd, Aylesbury

ARL Consulting have worked closely alongside Arla Foods at Aylesbury as part of the team designing and building the UK’s largest dairy. ARL undertook extensive outline design, tender management and on-going project management and consultancy services relating to the waste water treatment plant. Arla required that the selected process should include a number of aspects

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Arla Foods Ltd, Stourton

As part of a major development at Stourton dairy, ARL Consulting has undertaken an outline engineering study to evaluate potential secondary biological treatment options for the dairy’s effluent. The activities has included a review of potential anaerobic digestion and associated waste to energy processes.   Project Manager Simon Hayes states: “We have worked with ARL

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The Glenmorangie Company

We are pleased to announce that ARL have been awarded a contract to work alongside The Glenmorangie Company to consider a number of aspects of water and waste water management at two famous malt whisky distilleries – Ardbeg on the island of Islay and the Glenmorangie distillery at Tain. The work is part of the

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Industry looks at trade effluent costs.

Whilst the option for discharge of industrial effluent to the trade effluent sewer has often been considered the ‘easy option’, the associated costs are now forcing industrialists to consider this option carefully. The charges applied by the privatised water companies are based on the Mogden formula, which considers volume, COD (organic strength) and levels of

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ARL review DCWW WwTWs

As part of the AMP3 programme, ARL Consulting has carried out detialed reviews of some 65 wastewater treatment works for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Dependent upon each site the reviews encompassed detailed flow and load monitoring, process assessment and optioneering, odour modelling and a series of troubleshooting sessions.

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Comparing apples with apples

ARL Consulting were appointed by HP Bulmer Ltd, to undertake a feasibility study into the technical and economic options for any potential on-site effluent treatment facility at their Hereford beer making headquarters. All processes being considered must be able to cope with the unusual seasonal loadings prevalent in the cider making industry. This requires plenty of

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IPPC Interim Technical Guidance Note for the Food and Drink Sector

The Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (England & Wales) Regulations (IPPC) became law on 1st August 2000. Within this legislation comes a commitment to “BAT” (Best Available Techniques) and ongoing improvements to reduce the impact of any environmental discharges. ARL Consulting were contracted by the Environment Agency to assist in the preparation of technical guidance

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ARL review United Utilities WwTWs in conjunction with Jones-Jack Ltd.

ARL has been commissioned to carry out process reviews of 60+ United Utilities WwTWs by Jones-Jack Ltd. Jones-Jack Ltd are carrying out detailed mechanical, electrical and civil reviews of the works and they have commissioned ARL to review all process issues on each of the sites. Each process review entails a detailed site visit assessing

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