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Customer case:

Increased energy and environmental efficiency at Tampere Water

Valmet has supplied cutting-edge solids measurement and sludge dewatering optimization technology to the Tampere Water, Viinikanlahti wastewater treatment. Tampere Water is responsible for the water supply, purification and distribution in the Tampere area. The Valmet Dry Solids Measurement (Valmet DS) will help the plant save on running costs, chemical usage and increase capacity. Optimization, together with reliable and automated solids measurements, also helps to reduce energy consumption and improve environmental efficiency.

Valmet Dry Solids Measurement provides reliable online data from sludge dewatering process.
Valmet DS is a reliable online measurement. Now we can really see how well the centrifuge is operating. We are satisfied.”
Sami Ilomäki, Operations engineer, Tampere Water
Summary
Location Tampere, Finland
Challenge

Cost savings and increased process efficiency. Accurate monitoring of the sludge dewatering process and collection of process data.

Solution Online Valmet Dry Solids Measurement, Valmet DS
Results Savings on running costs and chemicals usage. Increased capacity. Reduced energy consumption and improved environmental efficiency.
Keywords Automation, Wastewater, Improvements, Europe
                    Tampere Water's Valmet Dry Solids Measurement vs. laboratory  

Valmet Dry Solids Measurement - Valmet DS

Valmet DS is a microwave based cake solids sensor for conveyed sludge, used for better dewatering control, allowing savings in polymer usage and sludge transportation costs.

Wastewater measurements

Valmet offers superior solids measurement solutions for wastewater treatment plants based on many years of experience and know-how. Valmet’s solids sensors provide benefits for all sludge processing stages.