Rothbury STW Upgrade

This investment at Rothbury sewage treatment works is to improve storm storage and biological treatment to meet the demands of an increasing population in the catchment of Rothbury. Our sewage treatment works aids NWL in improving the quality of rivers and coastal waters for the benefit of people, the environment and wildlife.

Update by Gabrielle Ward

Good Afternoon,

I apologise it's been a bit quiet on here, however work has been progressing well on site. The construction of Primary Settlement Tanks 1 & 2 are almost complete. Over the next month, the PST's will be filled with water and tested. Once the tests have been carried out, we will commence with the back filling of both tanks. I have added some photos which shows the progress of PST 1 & 2.

If you have been for a walk along Wagtail Lane, you may have noticed our Site Community Board. This is updated on a regular basis with progress photos and our action plan for the upcoming weeks.

As always, please feel free to leave a comment below with any questions you may have.

Thanks everyone,




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