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UTILITY Week 23rd January 2015

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22 | 23rd - 29th January 2015 | utILIty WEEK Operations & Assets High viz A n environmental wetland pro- ject in Cowdenbeath has now been completed by Scottish Water and promises to be an innova- tive storm water treatment method – and to boost wildlife. The £8.7 million project involved the construction of a specialised wetland and reed bed system that removes solids from and forces oxygen into wastewater, enabling it to reach a standard where it meets Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) requirements for the flows to be passed into the Lochgelly Burn. Previously, in times of heavy rain- fall, the excess wastewater was passed through a screened outlet directly Wet and wild

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