Jacobs to improve decarbonization of water treatment process for Singapore PUB

New facilities to boost waste treatment and maximize energy and resource recovery

DALLAS, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Jacobs (NYSE:J) was nominated by PUB, that of Singapore National Water Agency, to provide professional engineering services for the development of the new greasy waste (GWTF) and food waste (FWTF) treatment facilities to maximize energy and resource recovery at the Changi Water Reclamation Plant (CWRP).

Co-located with CWRP, the new facilities will enhance that of Singapore waste treatment capabilities while exploiting the synergies of co-digestion of greasy waste, food waste and sewage sludge – a by-product of the water reclamation process – to increase biogas yield. The additional biogas can be used for electricity generation to power the CWRP, reducing its carbon footprint.

Jacobs will provide preliminary and detailed design and engineering services for the new GWTF, as well as site supervision during construction, testing and commissioning of the project. Jacobs will also conduct the preliminary design study for the FWTF and review additional modification work to existing facilities at CWRP to support the co-digestion process.

“With the addition of processing facilities in Changi and also in Tuas, that of Singapore greasy waste processing capacity is expected to double by 2025,” said Jacobs Asia Pacific & Middle East Senior Vice President and General Manager Keith Lawson. “The project will meet the country’s long-term needs and help decarbonize the water treatment process. We are excited to continue our partnership with PUB to deliver future-proof technologies that put climate response at the forefront of the water treatment process. the process, we are combining our knowledge, experience and lessons learned from both CWRP and the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant to achieve the best results on this project. »

When completed, the GWTF will process up to 12,000 cubic meters of waste per month, the equivalent of more than 75,000 barrels of petroleum products.

“By co-locating the two waste treatment facilities with CWRP, PUB will be able to take advantage of the synergies of treating both types of waste with sewage sludge. This will boost PUB’s quest to improve water sustainability and contribute to a low-carbon future,” said PUB’s Water Harvesting (Plants) Department Manager, Mr. Ooi Kian Eng.

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