Kelvin Heights Water Treatment Plant

UV Disinfection Upgrade

Project Description
A new UV disinfection process was added to an existing chlorination treatment plant for one of Queenstown’s potable water supplies.

Services Provided
Fluent Solutions was engaged to implement the upgrade starting at the feasibility study stage and going right through to the commissioning of the new plant.

Specific Services Included:

  • Client liaison and project management
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Detailed design of mechanical works and treatment processes
  • Tender documentation
  • Contract documentation
  • Construction monitoring
  • Contract administration duties including responding to queries, completing contract notices, assessing claims and issuing payment schedules
  • Site inspections

Challenges
Upgrading an operating water supply plant on a restricted site is always a challenge. The UV disinfection plant was added as an extension to an existing building that housed operating plant supplying treated water to the town. The design had to allow for seamless implementation while the plant continued operating.