News | January 4, 2019

Veolia And Anglian Water Target Over £1M Savings Through Process Optimisation

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As part of a new framework contract with Anglian Water, Veolia is targeting savings of £1.07M 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.

Commenting on the development, John Abraham, Chief Operating Officer - UK & Ireland Water & Industrial Customers at Veolia said, “Through technical innovation and secure service delivery, our work with Anglian Water is delivering real benefits, and is driving greater efficiency for the future. By working collaboratively with Anglian Water’s Energy & Optimisation initiatives and other framework partners we are helping them to achieve efficiency and regulatory targets, reduce their carbon footprint and improve resilience.”

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.

For more information, visit www.veolia.co.uk

About Veolia UK
Veolia is committed to protecting the environment and improving the lives of the communities in which it operates. Veolia has been awarded two of the UK's most prestigious business accolades for its role as an environmental and social sustainability leader. It was recognised in 2016 as Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year, and in 2014 it was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 169,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, to preserve available resources, and to replenish them.

In 2017, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 55 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 47 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.12B in 2017 (USD 30.1 billion). For more information, visit www.veolia.com

SOURCE: Veolia