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WINERY TRADE WASTE UPGRADE AWARDED

We are pleased to have been awarded a contract by GisVin to complete an upgrade of their trade waste plant at their winery in Gisborne.  Consisting of screening, settling and pH correction systems and with a high level of instrumentation for monitoring purposes, the treatment plant will ensure the winery is compliant with their trade waste discharge limits for flow, … Read the rest

NUTRIENT REMOVAL FROM DAIRY WASTEWATER

Apex have been proud to deliver a new biological dairy wastewater treatment plant for Synlait Milk Limited in partnership with Babbage Consultants.  This system used a sequencing batch reactor to remove organic pollutants and nutrients, such as nitrogen, down to very low levels, so that the treated water could be discharged into the domestic sewer network.

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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

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