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Boulting win Pump Centre Project of the Year 2015


30th March

Pump system optimisation specialists Boulting will be awarded the prize for Project of the Year at the 2015 Pump Centre Conference on May 14. The company will have two booths at the Telford exhibition: S23 and the Project of the Year stand.

Boulting achieved the award for its ongoing work at Thames Water's 90 year old Littleton Raw Water Pump Station (RWPS). The brief for the Littleton project required Boulting Pump Management to maintain the 1920's character whilst increasing the performance of the site in terms of reliability, efficiency, capacity and automation.

The resultant annual energy savings from the upgrade project are predicted to exceed 4.9 million kilowatt hours with an energy cost reduction close to £0.5 million.

The focus for Boulting at the conference will be the total optimisation solutions that their Pump Management team provides, the above project bring just one example of which.

"When optimising a station like Thames Water's Littleton, some companies would only look at the pump," explained Brian Conway, Pump Management Director of the Boulting. "We have the expertise and equipment to evaluate performance from ‘source to tap'. In addition we utilised our capability to design, manufacture and install the solution. By offering a fully integrated approach we are confident on delivering our predictions."

"Thames Water originally estimated the Littleton RWPS upgrade would take at least two years, but Boulting expects to complete the project in half that time," continued Conway.

"At the Pump Centre Conference we will be exhibiting the innovative services and expertise that went into making the Littleton project such a success."

As well as pump system optimisation services, Boulting also specialises in supplying systems integration, low voltage (LV) motor control centres, switchgear, control panels, telemetry services and full mechanical and electrical installation.

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