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Aberporth fire booster pumping station


Client: Damar Group
Location: Aberporth MOD Test Facility
Service division: Engineering
Sector: Water


Damar Group are a multi-disciplined service provider, delivering civil, mechanical and electrical engineering services. AFECO were engaged by Damar to provide support in the design and commissioning of a new fire fighting booster pumping station at Aberporth MOD test facility, a project that was being delivered through Kelda Water.

Kelda Water appointed Damar to design, build and commission the new fire fighting booster station to replace the old existing system that had been serving the MOD facility since the 1920’s. On behalf of Damar, AFECO oversaw the design and procurement of the booster set and assisted in the design of the Motor Control Centre (MCC) and control system, flow metering, surge protection and anti-vortexing plates.

The services provided by AFECO included:

  • Booster pump design
  • MCC design
  • Commissioning documentation
  • Commissioning management
  • Take-over testing

 

 

 

Frome WTW nitrate reduction scheme


Client: Damar Group
Location: Frome WTW, Frome, Somerset
Service division: Engineering
Sector: Water


Damar Group are a multi-disciplined service provider, delivering civil, mechanical and electrical engineering services. AFECO were engaged by Damar to manage the commissioning of a nitrate reduction scheme at Frome Water Treatment Works (WTW) on behalf of Bristol Water.

Bristol Water supply potable water to the region and Frome WTW treats reservoir water prior to distribution but has a historic problem of high nitrate levels entering the reservoir lines. Damar were appointed as Principal Contractor to implement a new nitrate reduction project to monitor the incoming nitrate levels and perform the right level of blending to reduce these levels to below the permitted maximum.

The services provided by AFECO included:

  • Commissioning management
  • Documentation preparation and control
  • Commissioning Plan
  • Commissioning Manual
  • Training
  • Take-over testing

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June 2015