W22 motors chosen for wastewater treatment plant
WEG Electric Motors, UK, has announced that its WEG W22 high-efficiency motors are providing energy saving operation on 100 pumps and blowers – some up to 160kW – in a major new wastewater treatment plant commissioned by Canal de Isabel II, a Spanish public water company. The wastewater (sewage treatment) plant is a new project designed and implemented by project engineers Grupo Sacyr y Vallehermoso, using motors supplied by WEG Spain, the announcement added.
The company said that the EUR 21.5-million (USD 28.3 million) project to build the new EDAR Arroyo Quiñones sewage treatment facility began in November 2009 and is now nearing completion The plant reportedly has a capacity of 45,705.60 m3/day, and serves 172,500 inhabitants in San Sebastian de los Reyes, a municipality in the community of Madrid.
“We are obviously delighted that our high-efficiency motors have been chosen for such a prestigious project,” said Javier de la Morena from WEG Spain. “The W22 motors have been supplied as part of OEM packages involving both pumps and blowers.
They are reportedly used as standard fitment because of their ability not only to deliver high levels of energy saving, but also reliability in what is a critical continuous process environment.”