First Milk Dairy Effluent

Client:First Milk
Suspended Solids Removal:85%
COD Removal:60%

Background

First Milk produces a wide range of dairy foods, including cheeses, raw milk, butter, and skimmed milk powder, for national and export markets.

They needed to replace the existing DAF unit at its Haverfordwest site during a busy period and with limited space. The work needed to be complete without disruption to production.

The Overall Objective

The existing DAF unit had become unreliable due to its age, but performed an essential duty by protecting the downstream biological stage from the effects of suspended solids, fats and associated COD. The replacement DAF needed to occupy a small footprint yet offer similar or greater capacity that the original unit. The switchover needed to be carried out in a matter of hours.

Solution

Siltbuster’s D100 packaged lamella DAF unit was delivered and positioned on site, with site assembly time minimised due to the pre-packaged design of the equipment. Once the equipment was ready, the final tie ins was conducted with a matter of hours, ensuring no disruption to production.

Performance was enhanced compared to the original DAF, with typically 85% suspended solids removal and 60% total COD removal.

Back to top
SPS will be at next month's Food and Drink show in Coventry with Dave Gaskill speaking. Register to attend for free… https://t.co/RV0NNaHCxv
9:46 AM 17 Sep 2018 Join the conversation
Our 1 day Managing Water Pollution on Construction Sites CPD training course is coming to the Welsh capital on the… https://t.co/1I1q4iZyL7
1:06 PM 10 Sep 2018 Join the conversation
Siltbuster can help advise. For more information read our post: https://t.co/uF1rKwwCs7 https://t.co/GGR01lLw0T
11:19 AM 4 Sep 2018 Join the conversation
We're excited for this weekend's raft race on the beautiful river Wye. This year we're entering a joint team with o… https://t.co/mv4ti6tmr4
11:58 AM 31 Aug 2018 Join the conversation
What does the Environment Agency’s RPS mean for construction companies? Read our feature in Developer Update: https://t.co/OfBar5LX8r
12:24 PM 24 Aug 2018 Join the conversation