Dominic Hamblin

Industry experience

Dominic has 21 years’ experience in the wastewater treatment industry, having worked in the sector his entire career, including as a member of a British Water technical forum and a university lecturer.

Dominic joined WPL in 2013 and has worked on a diverse range of plant installation projects in sectors including hospitality, and leisure and tourism. He has helped deliver schemes on high profile sites such as the Neolithic village of Skara Brae, a World Heritage site in Orkney, the National Museum of Flight in East Lothian, Longleat safari park in Wiltshire, many National Trust properties.

Background

His strong technical background and in-depth knowledge of package treatment plant design and process, as well as his expertise in project engineering and the commercial market, means his advice is highly valued by his clients. As well as providing advice on the technical and design aspects of a new project, he draws on his experience to troubleshoot issues on existing sites, liaising closely with engineers, architects and facilities managers.

After gaining a B.Eng (hons) in Environmental Engineering from Portsmouth University, Dominic began his career in research and development, as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to promote new and innovative technologies, working for Cranfield University and based at a package treatment plant manufacturer. He undertook extensive academic research into design and process, with particular focus on submerged aerated filter (SAF) and moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) technologies.

Professional training

Dominic has sat on British Water’s package treatment focus group, lectured on wastewater at the University of Portsmouth and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management. He also supports WPL’s internal training programmes and focus groups including presenting WPL’s CPD on off-mains sewage treatment.