Tuesday, March 31, 2009

£17m sewage scheme for Scottish Highlands beauty spot

Black & Veatch has started work on a ВЈ17m sewage scheme at Cromarty Firth on the northeast coast of Scotland, an area famous for its birdlife and cruise liner visits

The Belleport project involves the design, procurement and construction of a new wastewater treatment works and sludge treatment centre.

Existing sewage sites at Alness Point and Rosskeen are being converted into pumping stations that will eventually transfer wastewater to the new works for treatment before discharge to the Cromarty Firth.

The 15-month project forms part of Scottish Water’s '2010 Vision for the Highlands', a £200m investment campaign of improvements throughout the north of Scotland.

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