ITT Industries, Inc

Press release
ITT Water & Wastewater has been awarded the aeration element of Thames Water’s AMP5 contract
for the extension of its Mogden Sewage Treatment Works by Black & Veatch.
Mogden, in Twickenham is one of the largest sewage treatment works in the UK, and serves around
1.9 million customers.
The extension is part of a £675m programme to upgrade London's five major sewage works so they
can treat more waste, preventing them becoming overloaded in rainfall and improving the quality to
which sewage is treated, to further improve river water quality.
The Mogden project involves the installation and commissioning of a new process stream at the
treatment works, including primary settlement tanks, secondary biological treatment and final
settlement tanks. Sanitaire Gold Series Diffusers together with Flygt mixers and pumps will be
supplied by ITT WWW.
A crucial factor in the award of the contract was the availability of the recently launched Sanitaire
Gold Series Diffuser, a high efficiency fine bubble diffuser for aeration applications with a
requirement for lower energy costs. It is specifically designed for ease of installation and provides
lower operational costs through reduced airflow and pressure rates, which subsequently reduce
blower absorbed power.
Duncan Leathley, General Manager of the Projects team at ITT WWW, commented: “Thames
Water’s design and construction partner, Black and Veatch, was looking for ways to bring greater
innovation to the project and deliver lower operational costs and long-term sustainability to Thames
The Sanitaire Gold Series offered a very efficient and sustainable solution as it can
demonstrate lower power consumption than other fine bubble diffused products.
The Sanitaire Gold Series Diffuser will be used in collaboration with a high speed centrifugal air
blower system, which will result in lower energy consumption at the Mogden works during the
running of the aeration, activated sludge plant.
Duncan continued: “Mogden STW is an outstanding opportunity to demonstrate ITT WWW’s
capabilities in utilising high efficiency technologies to produce long-term, sustainable, low carbon
and low energy solutions for the water industry.”
For more details on ITT Water & Wastewater’s total capabilities call 0115 940 0111 or visit
For media enquiries please contact Marie Beattie ([email protected]) or Tom
Leatherbarrow ([email protected]) on 0121 456 3004
Notes to Editors:
Based at Nottingham, ITT Water & Wastewater UK Ltd prides itself in delivering sustainable, market leading
solutions across the UK – working at the forefront of pumping and treatment of water and wastewater.
ITT Water & Wastewater incorporates four market leading brands - Flygt, Sanitaire, Wedeco and Leopold,
offering a comprehensive range of products and services that include systems engineering, design and
installation through to principal contractor.
Flygt is the world leader in submersible pumping and mixing technology. The Flygt product range has
applications for municipal water treatment, agriculture, clean water and industry e.g. power
generation, food & beverage, waste management. It offers customers quality, outstanding life-long
performance and added value. In the UK and Ireland ITT Flygt also provides rental, monitoring and
control products and aftermarket services as part of its total solutions capability.
Sanitaire is the market-leader in diffused aeration products and systems. With over 30 years
experience in optimising treatment solutions, Sanitaire’s project teams work across the ITT Water &
Wastewater product range offering process treatment alternatives, application engineering, support
services, project management and support contractors with installation, civil engineering and
operations management.
Wedeco products offer UV disinfection and ozone oxidisation disinfection for drinking water,
wastewater and process water. With a focus on water conservation, Wedeco’s environmentally
friendly, high-tech systems ensure that water can be recycled, is fit for human consumption and that
industrial process water does not harm the environment.
Leopold is a world leader in the provision of secure, maintenance free, performance filter underdrain
systems and solutions for both potable and wastewater applications.
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