IPW Biopower Water Treatment Plant

In 2011-2013 Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd constructed a new biomass fuelled CHP (Combined Heat and Power) plant at its Workington Paperboard mill in Cumbria, UK. Vesi-Pauli Ltd delivered water treatment plant for the project that included demineralisation plant and condensate polishing plant. Delivery included 2x80 m ion exchange series and 2x130 m3/h condensate polishing series. In addition Vesi-Pauli Ltd delivered turbine condensate cartridge filter 187 m3/h.

Water treatment plant was a delivery that included designing, equipment delivery, installation, automation and commissioning.


Ion exchange series includes the following: activated
carbon filter, cation- and anion exchanger as well as
mixed bed.

Heat exchanger system of the water treatment plant
includes total five exchangers.

Vesi-Pauli Ltd delivered automation system of water
treatment plant. Automation and motor cabinet
includes PLC-screen where plant can be operated.

From right to left: activated carbon filters, cation
exchanger and anion exchanger. Mixed beds are behind
anion exchangers.

Condensate treatment plant includes
2 pcs cartridge filter and 2 pcs mixed beds.

Series are regenerated with caustic and
sulphuric acid.