Technical Innovation of the Year – Projects winner
Awarded for the most innovative pump project, installation or service introduced onto the market within the last 24 months.
Xylem Water Solutions Foss Barrier Project
Foss Barrier Pumping Station upgrade – The scheme increases the pumping capacity of the asset from 32M3/s to 52M3/s, with no civil modifications. The existing pump columns and discharge facility were re-used incorporating replacement Xylem PL7125 axial flow pumps having a significantly increased capacity. To fully utilise the increased capacity, Low Harmonic VSD’s have been incorporated that enhances the process efficiency and minimises energy use of the system.