Advanced consulting in water and waste treatment
Optimization of the design, operation and control of processes and treatment technologies
Given the increasing complexity of construction and operation of modern water and waste treatment plants, there is an increasing need for new tools and techniques that allow comparative analysis of the different solutions available to be carried out quickly and reliably to optimize their design, remodelling or exploitation, minimizing costs and guaranteeing the required performances.
Own methodology based on combining experimental analysis and simulation tools
The Water and Waste Group has its own methodology to optimize the design, operation and automatic control of water and waste treatment facilities, through the appropriate combination of experimental analysis (on a laboratory scale, pilot plant and actual plant) with mathematical models and numerical simulation tools.
For this, it has advanced data management tools, automatic control loops, its own mathematical models (Plant Wide Model libraries - PWM®), and a rigorous procedure for its calibration and experimental validation, as well as the knowledge necessary to build new models or custom drivers when needed. All this allows us to explore the behavior of different technologies in all kinds of scenarios in order to quickly and rigorously select the best solutions.
Knowledge and expertise
The Water and Waste Group accumulates more than 30 years of experience in the mathematical modelling and simulation of biological and physical-chemical processes, as well as in the design and operation of pilot plants on a laboratory and industrial scale.
In this time, it has carried out dozens of simulation projects and studies to optimize the design, remodelling and operation of urban and industrial WWTPs, in close collaboration with a long list of companies and public entities.
The quality of the work is endorsed by several dozen bibliographic references in national and international publications