Sewage Treatment Works

East Anglian sewage treatment works kept operational by Andrews Chillers

During the summer heatwave, a large regional water company sought temporary cooling equipment to assist them with reducing the temperatures of their combined heat and power engines.

The engines in question are used to generate the electricity and power that runs our client’s sewer treatment system – underlining the importance of them staying online at all times. During the lengthy hot spell, the engines were beginning to overheat which put the equipment at risk of failure and meant an immediate solution was required.

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Sewage treatment operatives kept safe by Andrews Ventilation

In waste treatment facilities especially, it is absolutely critical that hazardous gases produced within the plants are removed to ensure conditions are safe for those on site. The build-up of methane in particular can have potentially fatal implications if not addressed immediately, so a calculated arrangement of ventilation fans is essential to carefully eliminate possible dangers.

When maintenance is carried out in such hazardous surroundings, Personal Protective Equipment alone cannot guarantee the wellbeing of those working within them. Confined spaces pose a very prominent risk – particularly when high levels of toxic gas are present – but Andrews Ventilation are experienced in providing solutions that, when deployed, help create appropriate conditions.

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