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Bairds Malt (UK)

BAIRDS MALT (UK): AMBR LE ™,
WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND REUSE

Case study 1Client

Bairds Malt is a major UK maltster with a total annual produc-tion capacity of 255,000 tonnes. As a supplier of high quality malt products to all sectors of the brewing and distilling in-dustries across the globe, Bairds Malt draw on many years ex-perience and strive to provide complete customer satisfaction.

Project requirements

Reuse of water at a suitable quality to prevent inhibition of germination in the steep and to the prescribed concentration values of the current UK water supply regulations.

Solution

Complete turnkey solution:

  • Inlet screening, MBR tank with AMBR LE ™ and JETOX™  aeration, ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis membranes, UV disinfection and sludge treatment.
  • Totally automated, with our own software and remote  access for plant monitoring.

PLANT PERFORMANCE
Volume for AMBR LE ™ Treatment658 m3/ day
Volume of RO Permeate490 m3/ day
BOD from AMBR LE ™< 5 mg / l
TSS from AMBR LE ™< 5 mg / l
RO PermeateSuitable for reuse in steeping
BENEFITS FOR THE CUSTOMER
Consistent high grade water quality for steeping
Wastewater discharge saving cost to sewer – significantly lower volume and concentrations
Environmental benefits of reduced “water footprint”
Low energy consumption, flexible operation & energy management
Short payback period for the investment
Enhanced corporate social responsibility profile

 

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