Water and Wastewater

Efficient, reliable and sustainable water management

VFDs for Water and Wastewater

With the increasing demands of climate change, to a growing population requiring more food, energy and generating greater levels of waste than ever before, it’s imperative that water management solutions are dependable and efficient. With years of experience and expertise Control Techniques is the perfect partner to support water solution providers. We supply highly efficient, compact and reliable variable speed solutions for the treatment and movement of water. Depending on the scale of the solution required Control Techniques has a suitable drive solution to provide a cost effective and scalable set of features to match your operational requirements.

Key benefits

We take the risk out of choosing a dependable solution. Our drives are packed with dedicated pumping features and protection giving you piece of mind that your water management system will continue to run efficiently and effectively even in challenging environments. Our knowledge and support are unquestionable giving you the confidence to choose Control Techniques as your water management partner. This same level of confidence can be applied to both on and off-grid water management solutions with our dedicated solar pump solution. You’ll see the benefits in reduced running costs, lower energy requirements, less stress on you and your equipment, reduced maintenance and a quick return on investment.

  • Compact size
  • Improving throughput and availability
  • Enhanced connectivity
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Minimized downtime

Typical applications include

Sea Water Desalinisation:

  • Sea Water Intake
  • Reverse Osmosis Process
  • Boosters
  • Auxiliary Water Movement

Water Transmission Systems:

  • Pump Stations
  • Irrigation Systems

Water Treatment:

  • Intake and Influent
  • Effluent
  • Boosters
  • Elevate Tanks

Wastewater Treatment:

  • High and Low Lift Stations
  • Clarifiers
  • Influent pumps or screws - Pumping sewage to the wastewater treatment plant
  • Sludge pumps - Transporting “wet” sludge into the centrifuge to dry
  • Surface aerators/compressors - Oxygenating sewage water to activate bacteria
  • Submersible mixers - Keeping the sewage water moving through aerations tanks
  • Effluent pumps - Pumping purified water in the river or canal

Flood Control Systems:

  • Pumping stations for level drainage
  • Tidal energy turbines 
Related products:

Pump Drive F600 – Dedicated drives for simple, reliable flow control
1.5 - 4,200 hp (1.1 kW - 2.8 MW)

     Control Techniques DFS High Power Freestanding Drives DFS Series - High Power Freestanding Drives – Ready to use, fast turnaround
100 - 1,250 HP (55 – 540 kW)
              Unidrive – The ultimate universal high performance and modular AC/servo drive 
1.0 hp - 4,200 hp (0.75 kW - 2.8 MW Heavy Duty)

Commander S – General purpose micro drives - Making simple applications, simple
0.25 - 5 hp (0.18 - 4 kW)

   Commander C general purpose ac variable speed drives from Control Techniques
Commander C – General Purpose drives - Flexibility for countless applications
0.33 - 200 hp (0.25 - 132 kW)
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