2023 Winner - Sustainability - Natural Environment Category < back to awards

company details:
  • Contact Name:
    Ciaran Duignan
  • Company:
    Nicholas O'Dwyer
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categories/ group:
  • Project Category:
    Sustainability Natural Environment
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project details:
  • Name of the project:
    Clifton Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Location:
    Yorkshire, UK
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  • Completion Date:
  • Client:
    Barhale/Doosan JV on behalf of Yorkshire Water
project description:

A nature based, Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW) providing low energy, environmentally friendly, wastewater treatment with significant biodiversity benefits, promoting the UN Sustainability Development Goals. The scheme treats all flows from a small village (population equivalent of 180 persons) in Yorkshire; the first of its type in the UK to treat all flows and the first biodiversity Net Gain positive wastewater treatment plant. Comprising five individual, shallow, treatment ponds over half a hectare, housing more than 20,000 plants of 25 different species promoting nutrient uptake and a diverse habitat. The passive treatment process eliminates the need for energy heavy, chemical treatment processes.