Bromborough Waste Water Treatment Works Control & Automation System

This was a project to design & develop an end to end systems and software solution for the Bromborough Waste Water Treatment Works near Liverpool UK. Processes designed by Degremont and managed by Bechtel for United Utilities for a complete 500 MLD Waste Water Treatment Works.

Project Details

  • Contract No. C088
  • Primary Service Construction & Commissioning, Detailed Design & Engineering
  • Industry Water Treatment
  • Secondary Service As Built Documentation, Commissioning Management, Construction Management, Control Systems Engineering, Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning, Projects Plans Procedures Specifications & Detailed Designs, SCADA HMI System Engineering, Start Up Audit Start Up & Process Optimisation
  • Client United Utilities
  • Start Date Feb 1999
  • Consultant or EPC Purac
  • Contract Value ($) 300000
  • Project Location Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Ave, Great Sankey, Lingley, WA5 3LP, United Kingdom
  • Person Hours 9840
  • Execution Office Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Status Completed

Scope of work

    System Integration of a complete end-to-end 500 MLD Waste Water Treatment plant from design to commissioning.

Activities

  • Development of a Control Philosophy
  • Development of Functional Design Specification
  • Development of Systems Design Specification
  • Design site wide Fibre Optics Communications
  • PLC, SCADA & HMI Control System Design
  • Software Development
  • Process Simulation Software Development
  • Control Panel Design & Build
  • Factory Acceptance Testing
  • System Installation Supervision

Deliverables

  • Systems Architecture
  • Control Philosophy
  • Functional Design Specification
  • Systems Design Specification
  • IO Schedule
  • PLC Software
  • SCADA & HMI Screens Design
  • Factory Acceptance Test Report

Technical specifications

  • 1,600 Inputs/Outputs
  • 8 Allen Bradley 5/60e PLC’s
  • 2 RS View 32 Hot Standby SCADA Systems
  • 8 HMI PanelView 2711 Displays
  • Dual redundant fibre optic network
  • Rotating Bar Interceptors
  • Inlet Screens
  • Grit Settlement Bend Variable Speed Drives
  • 4 Settlement Tanks
  • BAFF Plant Blowers
  • 2 Buffer Tanks
  • 2 Digesters
  • 2 Pathogen Kill Tanks
  • 2 Centrifuges
  • Odour Control Bed
  • Final Effluent Discharge Variable Speed Drives