Marchbank Water Treatment Works

Morrison Construction designed and built the extension and upgrade of Marchbank Water Treatment Works, one of three major sites supplying water to Edinburgh and the surrounding area.

Client: Scottish Water Solutions
Value: £7.5m
Location: Edinburgh

The main elements of the project are new dissolved air flotation (DAF) units housed in a 60m x 20m RC/steel framed building, together with 2.3km of new 100mm diameter sludge transfer main and pumping station.

Included as part of the upgrade to the treatment works are new lime and ammonium sulphate dozing systems; modifications to the supernatant return system; media replacement to eight rapid gravity filters; and upgrading and modification to the plant's software systems.


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