The CIWEM West Midlands Branch Tour of Minworth Sewage Treatment Works given by kind permission of Severn Trent Water

Tuesday 21st March 2017 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost £0.00

Event Description

It is believed that there has been a sewage treatment works at this site since 1870. Since then, Minworth STW has grown to become one of the largest treatment and most advanced sewage treatment plants in the UK serving an equivalent population of 1.75 million from the Birmingham conurbation. The plant treats sludge from an equivalent population of 2.5 million. Anaerobic processing of the sludge produces methane biogas (80,000 m3/d) which is cleaned up and injected directly into the national grid and used to generate heat and power for ST’s own use. Several upgrades to the plant have been made in recent AMP periods to improve the quality of its effluent discharge to the River Tame and enhance gas production.

The Tour will be limited to 30 places, split into 2 groups.
Arrival & Registration: 3.45 pm for a 4.00 pm prompt start
Venue – The event will take place at Minworth STW, Kingsbury Road, Birmingham, B76 9DP (see map in the Agenda here)

Health & Safety – PPE required: Head Protection (Hard hat or bump cap), high viz vest/jacket, safety shoes, protective gloves and eye and ear protection must be immediately available.

If you would like to book a place on the tour or require further information. please contact . This tour is likely to be very popular with members so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Minworth STW, Kingsbury Road, Birmingham, B76 9DP


4:00pm - 8:00pm