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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