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  • Who We Are

    Gurney Environmental has spent decades creating sustainable water treatment technologies.

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  • Wastewater Treatment

    Drive down both CAPEX and OPEX by up to 95% with our wastewater treatment technologies.

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  • Serving 2.5 Million Population City

    Serving 2.5 Million Population City

    Extremely low-energy Accel-o-Fac® system provides treatment for major city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  • Reservoir 'Source Management' Systems

    Reservoir 'Source Management' Systems

    Water Companies and Organisations are adopting the WEARS ResMix 'Source Management' Systems to provide low-cost raw water supply quality improvements.
  • Aero-Fac® WWTP System

    Aero-Fac® WWTP System

    Low Energy Environmental & Sustainable Systems Available For The Treatment Of Wastewater.
  • Aero-Fac® Pretreatment System

    Aero-Fac® Pretreatment System

    Control shock and spike loads whilst self-digesting solids and controlling odours.
  • Wind Powered WW Treatment

    Wind Powered WW Treatment

    The Accel-o-Fac® wastewater tretament system is a Zero-to-Low Energy option that requires almost no ongoing operating costs.
  • Raw Water 'Source Management' Systems

    Raw Water 'Source Management' Systems

    Reduce water treatment plant operating costs by pretreating raw water supplies with sustainable technologies.
  • Aero-Fac® Sludge Digestion System

    Aero-Fac® Sludge Digestion System

    Completely digest biosolids on site with no requirement for haul-away of sludge. Highly cost-effective and sustainable sludge control.
  • Replace Existing Aeration With Wind Power

    Replace Existing Aeration With Wind Power

    Dramatically reduce energy & maintenance by replacing existing aeration with SERIES 3 aerator/mixers from the Accel-o-Fac® system.
  • No-Sludge, Low OPEX Wastewater Treatment

    No-Sludge, Low OPEX Wastewater Treatment

    Aero-Fac® wastewater systems can dramatically cut both CAPEX costs and also reduce OPEX by up to 85%. No sludge, odours and little manpower or maintenance.
  • Highly Effective, Unique Surface Aeration

    Highly Effective, Unique Surface Aeration

    The Gurney Environmental "Tarantula" SERIES 5 surface aerator supplies massive surface shearing action plus almost unlimited deep mixing and aeration.
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Wastewater Systems

Zero-to-Low Energy Options

Choose between multiple options.

Fresh Water Systems

Raw & Potable 'Source Management'

Lower costs at the treatment works.

Filtration

Advanced Micro Filtration

Solve issues in both waste and fresh water.

Sludge Handling

On-Site Sludge Digestion

Eliminate handling, testing and haul-away.

 
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'Source Management'

'Source Management'

'Source Management' solutions from Gurney Environmental reduce costs of water treatment at the plant, especially under drought conditions.

ResMix 'Source Management'

Sustainable Raw Water Storage Management

Read how many of the UK's Water Utilities & Companies have used ResMix units to solve serious issues.

Units are available in several sizes.

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Gurney Environmental have been working for some time with Yorkshire Water outlining and defining the many well-established cost and operational benefits of using the company’s various technologies including Aero-Fac® and Accel-o-Fac® complete wastewater treatment systems. Aero-Fac® treatment works can normally be built for significantly less than typical activated sludge works (less CAPEX), can operate at up to 85% less than A/S (less OPEX), and thereby result in far greater long-term sustainability (far less TOTEX). 

Yorkshire Water recently announced on their website the initiation of planning for a new-construction Aero-Fac® system to replace the existing Withernsea WwTW. This is what the Yorkshire Water web article had to say about the proposed project.

From the News Release:

Withernsea Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) is located to the south of Withernsea, close to the village of Hollym. When it was last upgraded in 1991, it was 168 metres away from the cliff edge; however, due to significant levels of coastal erosion, the WwTW is now only around 40 metres from the cliff and needs to be relocated. In addition to a new sewage works, a new sewer will need to be laid to transfer flows from Withernsea to the new site, and a new sea outfall pipe will also be built next to the existing one.

Since 2015, we’ve engaged with stakeholders and local residents on the long term solution, and on Tuesday 5th December (2017), we shared our revised plans for the treatment works with the community. Our proposal is a step away from traditional treatment works and means that we’re opting for a much greener, more environmentally friendly option. The new proposal means that construction times will be reduced, traffic movements can be minimised and once finished the site will be virtually noise free. In addition, visual impacts and the risk of odour will be greatly reduced. 

The new Aero-Fac technology will be supplied by Gurney Environmental. The system is more sustainable and has a much lower carbon footprint as it uses little energy and is able to treat the wastewater to an excellent standard. If planning permission is granted then work is expected to start on the new treatment works in the Spring of 2020 and completed in the Summer of 2021.

 

Time-Proven Technologies

Yorkshire Water’s Communications Advisor, John Bond comments: 

“Our existing facility in Hollym, near Withernsea needs to be replaced as it is now only 40 metres from the sea due to rapid coastal erosion in the area. By building a new treatment facility inland, we’re able to look at new, alternative options for treating the town's waste water, and we feel Gurney Environmental’s experience and track record provide us with the best solution for both ourselves and our customers for the future.”

Several Unique Wastewater Treatment Solutions from Gurney Environmental

Gurney Environmental offer several systems and variations of the Aero-Fac system that include:

The very unique and economical Accel-o-Fac® system offers a zero-to-low energy solution that provides incredibly low OPEX with very low initial CAPEX. In many cases, no energy costs plus no sludge handling costs or complexities make Accel-o-Fac extraordinarily sustainable and economical initially and long-term. Accel-o-Fac has been used for many years in the UK at such locations as Holkham Hall and Village.

 

Other WW Treatment Solutions

Gurney Environmental offers a wide range of water & wastewater treatment solutions.

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Micro Filters

Variable Pore Micro Filters

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Aeration

Electric & Windpowered.

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Sludge Handling

Sustainable options.

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Baffles & Covers

Covers, baffles and panels.

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Proven Performance Around The Globe

Featured Projects

Over the last few decades, the solutions Gurney Environmental offers have been proven for both performance and cost in a wide variety of applications.

Let Gurney Environmental show you how we have successfully addressed problems with the treatment of both fresh and wastewater..

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