PRACTICAL DESIGNS

The Watercare Clarks Beach MBR portable treatment plant project has reached a major milestone, with fabrication and fit out of the two containerised treatment units now complete and ready for dismantling and delivery to Clarks Beach in the North Island.   These portable MBRs, designed and built by Apex, have a low impact on the environment, with all pumps and equipment Read the rest

CLEVER DESIGN

While a significant part of what we do at Apex is the design and build of turnkey water/wastewater treatment plants, we do undertake specialist design work in these areas. Recent work completed has been highly varied, including the design and specification of a mixing system for a trade waste sump, the modelling of upgrade options for an existing sewage treatment Read the rest

APEX WATER RESILIENCE PROJECT

Following recent earthquakes around New Zealand, central government is driving a requirement for hospitals to be more self-sufficient following significant events that may disrupt essential services for lengthy periods of time.  This includes water, wastewater and access to essential supplies. 

Having completed a number of site audits, work is progressing well on a water resilience project for the Capital & Read the rest

NEW CONTRACT FOR WWTP UPGRADE

We are pleased to have been awarded a contract by Babbage Consultants to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant at Synlait’s Pokeno site that is currently under construction.  The upgrade will see the conversion of two storage tanks into sequencing batch reactors in order to reduce levels of BOD, suspended solids, nitrogen and phosphorus in the discharge and achieve compliance with Read the rest

DAIRY FACTORY WWTP COMMISSIONED

The sequencing batch reactor (SBR) wastewater treatment plant at Open Country Dairy’s new facility in Horotiu was successfully commissioned in December, with treatment performance exceeding design targets.  Designed primarily for nitrogen removal, but also including chemical dosing for phosphorus removal, the system is designed to treat wastewater from the new factory before being combined with abattoir wastewater and discharged to Read the rest