130,000

Supplied Inhabitants

Station design and construction

Albufeira (Portugal) Waste Water Treatment Plant

General Information

  • Entity: Câmara Municipal de Albufeira
  • Location: Albufeira, Portugal
  • Population: 130,000 hab/eq
  • Capacity: 24,000 m3/day

Key points

Water Line

  • Intake facilities / Pumping well with emergency spillway and by-pass
  • Screening / rough solids retention
  • Pumping well
  • Sieving and waste collection
  • Desanding – degreasing
  • Dephosphatation
  • Biological reactor
  • Secondary settling
  • Deodorization
  • Filtration
  • U.V. disinfection
  • Effluent discharge to artificial lake

Sludge Line

  • Sludge thickening and deodorization
  • Thickened sludge pumping using an excentric shank, mono type pump
  • Sludge centrifugal dehydration adding polyelectrolyte and deodorization
  • Sludge unloading to the municipal container

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