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Wastewater measurements and automation

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.

Having over 10 years of experience in the wastewater treatment industry, Valmet has over 1000 references of solids measurement systems in municipal and industrial plants globally, with great proven results. These applications are used in the sludge dewatering, as well as at the primary clarifier, thickening, and digester process stages. Valmet’s solids measurement systems are backed up with innovative technology, offering reliability to the end customer when optimizing their wastewater treatment plants.

Valmet’s professionals work closely to customers around the world, having a high service availability.

 

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Superior solids measurement solutions

 

Products and solutions for wastewater

Short payback time based on considerable savings

  • Lower transportation costs
  • Polymer reduction
  • Reduction in laboratory sampling
  • Lower support fuel consumption based on dryer sludge
  • Efficient energy consumption
  • Continuous real-time data 

 

 

Customer success stories

Reliable solids measurement in the centrate

Reliable solids measurement in the centrate

The waste water treatment plant in Steinhäule on the Danube river treats around 40 million m3 of wastewater per year. Sludge dewatering has been considerably upgraded with the installation of a highly accurate instrument for the measurement of solids from Valmet.

Valmet goes underground to help treat wastewater

Valmet goes underground to help treat wastewater

The Kakolanmäki waste water treatment plant, jointly owned by 14 municipalities, has been operating in the southern Finnish city of Turku since the beginning of 2009. Since the plant is built underground it has a more constant and higher temperature than surface facilities, a distinct advantage for treatment conditions. It is able to process the wastewater from 300,000 people and various industrial sources in a way that considerably reduces the nutrient load on the Baltic Sea.

ProRheno optimizes processes with Valmet TS

ProRheno optimizes processes with Valmet TS

The Valmet TS device makes the reliable and accurate measurement of solids content in sewage sludge of different origin possible - and this at minimal maintenance efforts.

Reliable Suspended Solids Centrate Measurement

Reliable Suspended Solids Centrate Measurement

The wastewater treatment plant in Wansdorf, located in Western Berlin, is currently investing approximately 1.7 million Euros in a new plant for advanced water treatment. The Valmet LS ensures that the centrate solids do not build up and affect plant loadings upon start-up.

Valmet wastewater solutions save energy and chemicals

Valmet wastewater solutions save energy and chemicals

Tampere Water recently installed several Valmet total solids measurement devices and a sludge dewatering control package at its Viinikanlahti wastewater treatment plant in Tampere, Finland.

Accurate sludge solids measurement means big savings

Accurate sludge solids measurement means big savings

A USA waste treatment plant sees a $1.2 million/yr reduction in chemical and energy costs with the implementation of Valmet TS online measurements and automatic centrifuge controls.

Valmet discusses smart water management in Slush

Valmet discusses smart water management in Slush

As part of the Slush evening for circular and clean solutions, Valmet participated a panel discussion arranged by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. The discussion revolved around smart water and marine solutions.

Valmet's transmitter serving 2.4 million people

Valmet's transmitter serving 2.4 million people

In the Beijing Gaobeidian Wastewater Treatment Plant, sludge total solids from the primary clarifier varied from below 1 to 60 g/l, which means that from time to time only water is pumped to the sludge thickening tank. The Valmet TS total solids transmitter was installed in the outlet of the primary clarifier to control pumping.

Valmet Total Solids measurements to a large-scale sludge treatment plant in Hong Kong

Valmet Total Solids measurements to a large-scale sludge treatment plant in Hong Kong

Valmet has delivered six Valmet Total Solids measurements to a state-of-the-art sludge treatment plant in Hong Kong. At the moment the plant is being commissioned, with two of the four incinerators already started.

Improving waste water treatment plant operation

Improving waste water treatment plant operation

Recently a global producer of polymer emulsion chemicals ordered a Valmet LS measurement to enhance the operation of their sludge handling at the waste water treatment plant. Reliable measurement systems are required to keep the solid content to the municipal waste water plant within approved limits.