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UWTC has provided consultancy services to a wide range of clients ranging from private landowners with small onsite wastewater treatment systems to the main UK and Scottish water utility companies operating large treatment works.  Some of the clients have included:

Scottish Water SEPA
Veolia Private developers
United Utilities Morrison's Construction
Catchment Ltd Royal Haskoning
Scottish Outdoor Education Centres Perthshire Housing Association







Consultancy activities:

UWTC can provide a range of consultancy services. Details on some of our key activities are listed below with examples of selected consultancy projects:

  • Upgrading of small sewage treatment plants for water companies and private developers
Ex: Upgrading of small sewage treatment plants (with East of Scotland Water Authority and North of Scotland Water Authority (both now known as Scottish Water)).
  • Design of new sewage treatment plants
Ex: Process consultant for a new sewage treatment plant at Penicuik (with White Young Green Consulting Engineers and East of Scotland Water Authority.
  • Process analysis and optimisation for wastewater treatment plants
Ex: Process analysis and optimisation of Urquhart Castle wastewater treatment plant. Clients: Morrisons Construction & Waste Solutions Group.
Ex: Process optimisation of an ecological wastewater treatment plant for Belmont Centre, Miegle. Client: Scottish Outdoor Education Centres, Biggar.
Ex: Assessment of Glenalmond College Sewage Treatment Plant. Client: McEachern MacDuff Architects, Stirling.
Ex: Management of odour control in small wastewater treatment plant in Balinuig. Client: Perthshire Housing Association, Perth.
  • Bespoke treatment processes
Ex: Design of Tyock Burn (Elgin) Realignment, redesigning a river channel passing through Elgin city centre, to include 'on-line' treatment. Client: Royal Haskoning.
If you would like more information on consultancy services available through UWTC, please contact us at


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