Ardmore distillery is a producer of a single malt Scotch whisky, and is the only Highland distillery that fully peats its standard malt. Founded in the late 19th century, the distillery is today owned by Beam Suntory, one of the world’s largest producers of spirits.
Replacement of an existing treatment facility to a complete turnkey effluent plant for treatment of wastewater generated from process areas and notably for removal of residual copper concentrations.
Significant improvements in effluent discharge quality and copper concentrations, for discharge to local watercourse meeting with stringent parameters set by SEPA.
Complete turnkey solution:
- Inlet screening, balance and divert tanks, DAF treatment and AMBR LE™ plant comprising bioreactor tank and ultrafiltration membrane separation
- Totally automated, with remote access for plant monitoring.
|Volume for Treatment||240 m3/day|
|Design COD Load||827 kg/day|
|Design Copper Concentration||4.4 mg/l|
|BOD from AMBR LE ™||< 10 mg/l|
|Copper Conc’n from AMBR LE ™||< 0.25 mg/l|
|Benefits for the Customer|
|Robust and reliable process|
|Optimised for copper removal|
|Improved discharge condition to meet with SEPA requirements|
|Remote access for plant monitoring|
|Enhanced corporate social responsibility profile|