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​Drug residues treatment is now under construction in Linköping, Sweden

Press release   •   Dec 15, 2016 08:00 CET

Drug residues removal plant at WWTP Nykvarn in Linköping, Sweden

In 2016, it was decided who will realize the construction and installation of the new drug residues treatment in Nykvarn WWT plant in Linköping. Malmberg will along with Suez implement engineering design and installation. Skanska is responsible for construction of the facility. The total sum for the entire plant is 25 million.

With the help of ozone it is estimated that over 90 percent of drug residues that leave the body will be removed. The ozone treatment plant becomes a part step in the wastewater treatment in Nykvarn plant.

Drug residues affect the aquatic environment. Hormones, for example, proved to give fish problems to reproduce. Other drug residues found in our wastewater are antibiotics, anti-anxiety drugs and painkillers. The facility in Linköping is Sweden's first permanent large-scale drug purification.

Carl-Johan Legetth, President Malmberg Water comments:

"We at Malmberg regard this project as one of the more important in Water/Sanitation-Sweden. To be a part of this as one of the country's leading water treatment company is fantastic. It takes water treatment to a new level and it will be interesting to follow the development. "

About Tekniska Verken in Linköping, Sweden

Tekniska Verken provides electricity grids, lighting, water, district heating, district cooling, waste management, broadband, biogas, efficient energy solutions and electricity to 260,000 residential and business customers in the Linköping region.

Malmberg is a global market and technology leader in the Cleantech sector. Our focus is on the design and production of plants for water treatment, biogas, geothermal energy and drilling, with production headquarters located in Yngsjo near Kristianstad, Sweden. Malmberg is a family owned business in operation since 1866 and with a workforce of 180 employees who work towards a better environment under the motto “Pure energy. Clean water.”

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