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Package Plants

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Glan Agua Ltd. have completed 4 no. package water treatment plants for Arigna RWSS, Ballinagard RWSS, Lake Road WSS and Newtowncashel WSS. Glan Agua Ltd. design, install and commission Package Plants which are fully functioning water treatment plants with a turnaround of as little as 12 weeks. The package plants are particularly suitable for waters which have been polluted and the existing process cannot treat the water efficiently; package plants ensure treated water in a short time frame until a fixed or permanent solution can be achieved.

Package plants can incorporate filtration, UV disinfection and are designed specifically to meet the treatmed water standards however stringent.

The Glan Agua Ltd. Compact Drinking Water Package Treatment Plants are designed to supply high quality and safe drinking water for small and medium water supply schemes. Glan Agua Ltd. have completed these emergency plants for many local authorities including Roscommon Co. Co. and Galway Co. Co. In addition to this the first Glan Agua Ltd. Compact Drinking Water Package Treatment Plant has been installed for Irish Water. The Glan Agua Ltd Compact Drinking Water Package Treatment Plant is completely factory built and delivered in ISO containers, which are convenient for transportation and require minimal on–site assembly and installation with a turnaround of as little as 12 weeks from placement of order to production of safe clean drinking water. This prefabricated construction solution offers a prompt delivery and allows for installation of plants with different flow capacities and raw water quality with the provision of treatment technologies for flocculation, clarification, filtration and disinfection.

The treatment system can be configured in many combinations and is tailor made and designed for site specific conditions and can be future proofed for moving to new locations. Treatment attributes depending on raw water parameters and Client’s requirements include:

  • Organics Removal
  • Turbidity & suspended Solids Removal
  • Dissolved Metals removal (iron and manganese)
  • Chemical Conditioning
  • Coagulation/Flocculation
  • Clarification
  • Pressure Filtration
  • UV Disinfection
  • Chlorine Disinfection
  • Water Quality Monitoring 

Reverse Osmosis Emergency Treatment Plants

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Glan Agua will provide a skid-mounted reverse osmosis treatment system for the removal of nitrates and ammonia in water treatment processes. Reverse Osmosis is used to separate solutes from water, relying on the physical and chemical properties of the solutes for separation. A high-pressure feed stream is directed across the surface of a semi-permeable material, and due to a pressure differential between the feed and permeate sides of the membrane, a portion of the feed stream passes through the membrane. As the water passes through the membrane, solutes are rejected and the feed stream becomes more concentrated. RO is a continuous separation process, and therefore there is no periodic backwash cycle. Two units in parallel are employed; The double pass units can remove up to 98% of dissolved organics and all colloidal and suspended matter larger than 0.5 micron. Glan Agua Ltd. have installed 2 no. reverse osmosis systems in Kiltiernan GWS WTP and Ballyaneen Rakerin GWS WTP.

Steelwork Fabrication

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Glan Agua Ltd. have the capability to design, manufacture, fabricate and install steelwork for the purpose of water and wastewater treatment applications.

Glan Agua Ltd. have installed steelwork fabrication in all of our projects where necessary. The steelwork items are listed below;

  • Hand rails; Dependant on the application and the design specifications railing can be manufactured in galvanised mild steel, aluminium, and stainless steel. Access platforms, walkways, bridges and access ladders; Glan Agua Ltd. has years of experience in the provision of stainless steel platforms for safely accessing the process during operation & maintenance procedures. We also provide for walkways, kickboards, checker grate flooring etc. all can be made to order.
  • DAF/SAF Tanks; Glan Agua Ltd. can design provide the large stainless steel tanks necessary for the DAF and SAF processes. We have used our fabricated steel tanks on the Four Roscommon RWSS (DAF process), Cheekpoint WWTP, Letterfrack and Clonbur WWTPs (SAF systems).
  • Glan Agua Ltd. can also provide all accessories and fittings to suit and all steel products can be coated as necessary.

Ozonation Plants

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Glan Agua Ltd. have utilised Ozone Disinfection on water treatment works to enhance the process and to promote the chemical oxidation of the water in order to deliver the following benefits:

  1. Reduce the elevated levels of Total Organic Carbon (TOC).
  2. Increase in the Ultra Violet Transmittance of the water.
  3. Ensure the Validation of Existing Ultra Violet (UV) systems.
  4. Limit the risk of the formation of Total Three Halo Methanes (TTHMs).
  5. Increase the treatment of Cryptosporidium.
  6. Reduce the requirement for Chlorine Disinfection of the water.
  7. Future-proof the water treatment plant.
The Ozone System includes:
  1. Oxygen Generation.
  2. Ozone Generation.
  3. Ozone Dosing & Static Mixing.
  4. Ozone Contact Tank in Stainless Steel
  5. All associated Stainless Steel Process Pipework
  6. Ozone Gas Detection Systems.
The removal of oxidised organic compounds and the destruction of excess ozone is completed by filtration through a Granular Activated Carbon Filter. The use of this system will raise the Ultraviolet Transmittance of the water and will deliver the benefits outlined above. Glan Agua Ltd. have completed an ozone generation unit for the Gallagh WTP in Co. Galway.

Realtech distribution

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Founded in 2004, Real Tech’s primary goal is to improve global water quality through the development of an innovative product line of both portable and real time continuous water quality analysers.

Glan Agua Ltd. are proud agents of Real Tech monitoring instrumentation in Ireland.

Dissolved air flotation

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Dissolved air flotation (DAF) removes suspended matter such as oils or solids in a water treatment process. The raw water is dosed with a flocculent and the subsequent floccs are then removed by the DAF process. Removal occurs in the DAF tank, where dissolved air is filtered from the bottom of the tank to the surface. This air forms tiny bubbles which attach to floccs causing them to float to the surface of the tank, forming a thick layer on the top of the tank. A scraper then removes this layer and the clarified water is drawn from the bottom of the tank for final clarification.

Glan Agua Ltd. have designed, installed, operated and maintained DAF plants as part of the Galway GWS DBO bundle no. 2, the Four Roscommon RWSS project and the Burncourt & Fethard RWSS.

Glass lined steel tanks

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Glan Agua Ltd. have provided numerous glass lined steel tanks for use on water and wastewater infrastructures. Glass lined steel tanks are durable, inert, easily maintained, suitable for various uses as listed below;

  • Biogas Digesters
  • Aeration Tanks
  • Slurry Tanks
  • Bulk Material Silos
  • Potable Water Storage
  • Fire Storage
  • Sludge Storage
Aeration Tank No. 2 was constructed in Glass lined steel as part of the Merck Millipore WWTP Compliance and Capacity Upgrade project completed by Glan Agua Ltd. The high temperature fusing glass to steel at over 8500c results in the strength and usability of steel combined with the corrosion resistance of glass.

Clarifiers / Lamellae plates

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Final clarifier are utilised by Glan Agua Ltd. in both water and wastewater applications to allow any remaining biosolids to settle out of the wastewater at the end of the process. These solids are then removed from the hopper bottom of the clarifier and returned to the secondary treatment stage or onto the sludge treatment process in the case of Wastewater treatment processes and are drawn to the sludge thickening process for water applications.

Lamellae Plates

A lamella clarifier or inclined-plate clarifier can be used in both water treatment systems and in wastewater treatment systems. The lamella clarifier consists of a series of inclined plates which allow a large area for settle ability; The inclined plates provide a large effective settling area for a small footprint. They are often employed in primary water treatment in place of conventional settling tanks, Glan Agua Ltd. have only recently installed numerous lamella clarifiers on the Roscommon GWS Bundle. Solid particles begin to settle on the plates and begin to accumulate in collection hoppers at the bottom of the clarifier unit.

Picket Fence Thickener

Glan Agua Ltd. has designed and installed numerous picket fence thickener systems for wastewater treatment applications. The glass lined steel tank or concrete tank are fitted with a picket fence-like mechanism which slowly rotates, ‘mixing’ the sludge and releasing entrapped gases and breaking down large areas of solids. The more sludge which enters the system the heavier the sludge blanket gets thus squeezing lighter sludge to the top of the tank which is then drawn off as supernatant to the secondary treatment process. The heavy sludge to drawn from the bottom of the tank to further sludge treatment.

Glan Agua Ltd. has installed and are currently operating and maintaining a picket fence thickener in Cavan WWTP and Cheekpoint WWTP.

Aeration systems

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Glan Agua Ltd. have designed, installed, commissioned and operated and maintained numerous aeration systems for wastewater applications.

Fine bubble Aeration systems; Fine bubble aeration systems involved a grid of disc like membranes which allow fine bubble of air to filter from the bottom of the tank to the top. Allowing maximum aeration for the biological process.

Agitator Aeration Systems; Involves the addition of air to the secondary biological process via mixers agitating the wastewater.




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