Evoqua to Provide Microfiltration System for Los Angeles Water Reclamation Plant

Evoqua Water Technologies has been awarded a contract by the city of Los Angeles’ Department of Public Works for Los Angeles Sanitation to supply its microfiltration packaged system as part of the second-phase expansion of the Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant Advanced Water Treatment Facility in San Pedro, Los Angeles County. Ground breaking on the second-phase expansion was held April 22—the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.

Evoqua Names New CFO

Evoqua Water Technologies announced that Ben Stas has been named chief financial officer for the company. Stas joined Evoqua this week from Latrobe, Pa.-based Kennametal Inc., where he held a variety of senior financial and business roles during his tenure there.

At Evoqua, Stas will be responsible for all of the company’s financial matters including audit, treasury, risk management, tax and controllership. He will report to Ronald Keating, Evoqua’s CEO, and will be based at Evoqua’s world headquarters in Warrendale, Pa.

Evoqua to Open New Massachusetts Production Facility

Evoqua Water Technologies will double its capacity to produce its range of water treatment products at one of its key production facilities in the U.S.

NSF to Begin Testing Ballast Water Treatment System for USCG Approval

The NSF Intl. Independent Laboratory (IL) will begin testing of Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE ballast water management system (BWMS) in preparation of U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) full type approval. The SeaCURE BWMS system has already received IMO type approval and USCG alternate management system (AMS) acceptance for capacities of 300 to 4,000 cu meters per hour in all salinities. NSF testing is anticipated to be complete by fall 2015.

Evoqua Water Technologies Names New CEO

Evoqua Water Technologies LLC announced that Ronald C. Keating has been named CEO, and will be appointed a member of the board of directors effective Dec. 1, 2014. He joins the company from Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, where he has been president and CEO. At Evoqua, Keating succeeds Gary Cappeline, interim CEO and AEA Investors LP operating partner.

BSH Certifies Evoqua Ballast Water Treatment System for Range of Flow Rates

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie- BSH), which previously granted the Evoqua SeaCURE Ballast Water Management (BWT) system type approval, has now certified the SeaCURE system to operate in volumes from 500 to 4,000 cu meters per hour, suitable for a range of container, LNG, tanker and other vessels.

“The SeaCURE system can benefit ship owners of any size and particularly those who value low operating costs and who need the flexibility of a BWT system that can be deployed on any trade lane regardless of salinity”

Damen Shipyards Partners with Water Treatment System Suppliers

Damen Shipyards has established three strategic partnership agreements with major ballast water treatment (BWT) system suppliers, complementing the company’s worldwide One Stop BWT retrofitting service.

With more than 60,000 vessels to be retrofitted in the near future there is a need to coordinate and ensure cost effective implementation and life cycle support. With the large number of vessels to be retrofitted, there will be subsequent supply problems for BWT equipment, engineering and class in a booming market.

PUB Singapore, Evoqua Agree to MOU to Develop Electrochemical Desalination Technology

Singapore’s national water agency PUB and Evoqua Water Technologies have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further develop electrochemical desalination technology that aims to improve energy and cost efficiencies in seawater desalination.

BlueTech Research Awards Evoqua Innovation Tracker Status

BlueTech Research has awarded Evoqua Water Technologies its Innovation Tracker Accreditation for Evoqua's water technologies. Recognition for this award highlights the advanced nature of Evoqua Water Technologies within the water industry and registers the company within the BlueTech Research Innovation Tracker.

Evoqua Commercializes Electrochemical Desalination Technology

Evoqua Water Technologies has commercialized its optimized membrane electrochemical desalination technology for adjustable dissolved solids removal capability with its first OEM agreement.

Evoqua Water Technologies Names Interim CEO, CFO

The Evoqua Water Technologies board of directors has named AEA Investors LP Operating Partner Gary Cappeline interim CEO and Mark Roos, former CFO of Unifrax LLC, previously an AEA portfolio company, interim CFO. 

Former Evoqua CEO Dr. Lukas Loeffler has left the company and as determined in December 2013, CFO Mirko Schueppel will leave March 31. The board will begin an immediate search for their replacements.

AEA Investors Completes Acquisition of Siemens Water Technologies

AEA Investors LP has secured regulatory approvals and closed on an agreement to acquire the municipal, industrial and services water and wastewater treatment operations and assets of Siemens Water Technologies LLC. The new company now will be Evoqua Water Technologies LLC.

AEA announced its purchase of Siemens Water Technologies from Siemens AG for 640 million Euros ($865 million) on Nov. 6, 2013.

AEA focuses on control buyouts in four industry sectors: value-added industrial products; specialty chemicals; consumer products/retail and services.

AEA Investors to Acquire Siemens Water Technologies

AEA Investors LP has signed an agreement to acquire the municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment operations and assets of Siemens Water Technologies for 640 million Euros ($865 million). The transaction is still subject to regulatory approval.

AEA focuses on control buyouts in four industry sectors: value-added industrial products; specialty chemicals; consumer products/retail and services.

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