A contractor has been appointed to rebuild Yorkshire Water’s sewage sludge treatment facility in Brighouse, Huddersfield.
Engineering and construction firm J Murphy & Sons Ltd announced it had secured the £57m contract last week. It has already started on the design, whose features will include a new anaerobic digesters, a sludge reception plant, a sludge thickening plant and storage facility; sludge dewatering, cake storage and a new liquor treatment plant. The biogas produced by the digesters will be used in an on-site combined heat and power plant. It may also be upgraded and injected into the natural gas grid, according to Yorkshire Water.