Save money on waste water and trade effluent

Date: 01/08/16 | In: Articles

Accurate monitoring and measurement equals savings for Commercial and Industrial businesses

Leading flow measurement experts, Detectronic, are helping commercial and industrial businesses to save money on their wastewater and trade effluent charges using state-of-the-art monitoring and measurement.

By providing accurate data to Water and Sewerage Companies (WASCs) and Environmental Agencies, companies that discharge large amounts of wastewater to rivers, sewers and other water channels can correctly address their disposal charges and meet their obligations under the Integrated Pollution Prevention & Control (IPPC) Directive.

Explains Phill Tuxford, sales and technical support engineer at Detectronic: “Every UK business that creates wastewater and trade effluent is charged by its respective water company. Many organisations we deal with don’t have a clear understanding of how their charges have been calculated and the only way for them to know is by accurately monitoring and measuring the volume of water entering and wastewater leaving their plant. If wastewater volumes are measured to be less than the water company estimates that’s when there are potential savings to be made.

“Our industrial and commercial wastewater monitoring systems are specifically designed to deliver accurate data for collection and analysis either directly by the client or on their behalf by our dedicated datacentre. The knowledge gained may then be used to renegotiate water disposal charges and maintain IPPC compliance.”

Continues Tuxford: “To gather data we utilise a tried and tested combination of remote flow monitoring equipment and analytical resources. These include GPRS flow and level monitors, raingauges and other waste and clean water monitoring tools. These systems are designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of industries from car manufacturing and chemical production, to defence and food processing.

“Effective and accurate clean water, wastewater and trade effluent monitoring also generates useful information for ISO 14001 environmental and ISO 50001 energy management certifications. Client data are easily integrated with, and accessible through, our secure web hosting services which deliver seamless availability of data.”

Concludes Tuxford: “We’re focused on enabling companies to manage their water consumption and wastewater disposal more efficiently with the aim of saving them money.”