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  • Aqua-Aerobic Systems Inc And METAWATER Co Ltd An International Company And Leading Supplier Of Advanced Water And Wastewater Treatment Solutions Announce Merger Under METAWATER USA
    privately owned company operates from its corporate headquarters in Loves Park IL where it currently employs 125 talented individuals in Administration Engineering and R D Sales and Marketing Operations and Customer Service Since 1969 Aqua Aerobic Systems Inc has served the water and wastewater industry in both the municipal and industrial markets including drinking water stormwater and reuse recycle It has built a strong and loyal customer base over the past four decades and continues to foster these relationships through a professional sales management team dedicated customer service group and strong network of independent sales representatives Through cooperative partnerships Aqua Aerobic Systems Inc has successfully expanded it products and services geographically into other parts of the world including Australia China India and the United Kingdom The company s technical expertise quality manufacturing and world class customer service has positioned Aqua Aerobic Systems Inc as a recognizable and respected leader in the water and wastewater industry domestically and internationally The METAWATER Group is a comprehensive engineering company engaged in the water and environmental business field with prominent presence in Japan s water and wastewater market The company was formed in 2008 as the first comprehensive engineering firm in the water and environment field through a merger of the water and environmental subsidiaries of NGK Insulators and Fuji Electric With unique and advanced technologies including ozone treatment systems ceramic membranes and high rate filtration systems the METAWATER Group has expanded business both in Japan and abroad by leveraging its capability to offer services from design and construction to operation and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities METAWATER has supplied ozone generators to the USA market for over 17 years including the world s largest facility in Texas and has recently introduced its ceramic membrane filtration technology Aligning with its growth strategy the Group has positioned the overseas market as its growth field and aims to enhance its business platform and expand business scale within North America and Europe through strategic alliances while making efforts to build a business base in Asia and other regions through public and private partnerships Through this merger MUSA will acquire additional Aqua Aerobic Systems resources including additional established relationships with sales agents consulting firms and contractors to support its growth strategy and strengthen its business through expansion into the U S and other markets The collaboration provides Aqua Aerobic Systems with a larger platform to expand internationally and enables Aqua Aerobic Systems and the METAWATER Group to gain access to each company s technologies that will enhance respective product offering portfolios Aqua Aerobic Systems Inc President and CEO Robert J Wimmer stated With a shared vision of transforming the future of our world s water this merger will leverage the combined technical expertise and advanced technologies of each company to strengthen mutual strategies in product innovation market growth and geographic expansion I m confident this merger will position the corporation as a global technology leader METAWATER Co Ltd President Tomoyasu Kida said Our mission is to build

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  • Constellation And LA Sanitation Start Construction On Biogas-Fueled Cogeneration Plant
    representatives from LA Sanitation and Constellation attended a groundbreaking ceremony at the Hyperion site to mark the occasion The cogeneration plant is expected to generate more than 173 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year and supply up to 70 000 pounds per hour of steam using the methane captured through Hyperion s sewage treatment process as its fuel source At LA Sanitation we are committed to protecting public health and our environment said LA Sanitation Director Enrique C Zaldivar P E Keeping our commitment means continually improving and finding innovative new ways to meet the sustainability goals that Mayor Garcetti has set for the entire city Today s groundbreaking brings us closer to fulfilling our pledge to the people of Los Angeles LA Sanitation selected Constellation as the project developer after a competitive bidding process Constellation and its affiliate Exelon Generation will develop construct and operate the cogeneration facility for 20 years with an option to extend the agreement for two additional five year terms Constellation is proud to work with City of Los Angeles and LA Sanitation to develop and operate a cogeneration plant for the Hyperion facility that will help the community move toward its economic and environmental goals said Gary Fromer senior vice president distributed energy at Constellation Biogas fueled cogeneration offers wastewater treatment facilities a cost efficient sustainable and resilient energy source that is highly effective at reducing methane and carbon dioxide emissions By using biogas fuel to generate electricity instead of brown power sources the Hyperion cogeneration plant is expected to avoid the release of approximately 100 000 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year or the equivalent emissions from over 21 000 passenger vehicles annually according to an estimate from LA Sanitation In the event of an electric grid outage the cogeneration plant has the ability to maintain operations at the wastewater treatment site The Hyperion cogeneration plant is Constellation s newest project through its distributed energy business which has more than 300 megawatts of assets in operation or under development for commercial and government customers throughout the United States Constellation offers distributed energy solutions including solar cogeneration backup generation fuel cells and battery storage that may require no upfront capital from customers and may provide fixed power costs that are less than projected market rates Commercial operation of the Hyperion cogeneration plant is scheduled for the end of 2016 About Constellation Constellation is a leading competitive retail supplier of power natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States Constellation s family of retail businesses serves more than 2 million residential public sector and business customers including more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 Baltimore based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation NYSE EXC the nation s leading competitive energy provider with 2014 revenues of approximately 27 4 billion and more than 32 000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation s cleanest and lowest cost power generation fleets Learn more

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  • Kaeser Ranked AS 2nd Most Innovative Medium-Sized German Company
    Contamination Desalination Water Scarcity Water Reuse Regulations and Legislation Providers YSI a Xylem brand Hach Company Schneider Electric Neptune Technology Group Inc Evoqua Water Technologies Veolia Water Solutions Technologies ABB Measurement Products Aclara Jacobi Carbons Endress Hauser Inc KROHNE Inc Kaeser Compressors Inc Emerson Process Management Rosemount Analytical Degremont Technologies Brentwood Industries View All Providers News November 17 2015 Kaeser Ranked AS 2 nd Most Innovative Medium Sized German Company Contact The Supplier Renowned economic magazine Wirtschaftswoche has commissioned a study by Munich Strategy Group MSG to closely examine medium sized companies in Germany and how truly innovative they are The result is a ranked list based on turnover annual reports and presentations and interviews with customers industry experts managing directors owners and company advisory boards Kaeser was ranked second out of more than 3300 companies examined A key contributor to Kaeser s high ranking is their commitment to integrating digital communications technology into their product line most notably with their newly launched Sigma Air Manager 2 SAM 2 system master controller Kaeser has been at the forefront of Industry 4 0 working with customers to offer compressed air solutions that will optimize their operations and reduce energy and maintenance costs For more information visit www kaesernews com innovation About Kaeser Kaeser is a leader in reliable energy compressed air equipment and system design We offer a complete line of superior quality industrial air compressors as well as dryers filters SmartPipe master controls and other system accessories Kaeser also offers blowers vacuum pumps and portable diesel screw compressors Our national service network provides installation rentals maintenance repair and system audits Kaeser is an ENERGY STAR partner SOURCE Kaeser Compressors Inc Like what you are reading Sign up for our free newsletter SIGN ME UP By clicking Sign Me Up you

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  • WWTPs Answer Obama’s Call For Energy Efficiency
    business strategy as well as a smart conservation strategy that will help to protect our environment for future generations said Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz according to an article reported in Victorville Daily Press The Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority VVWRA is one of the WWTPs that has joined the Better Buildings Better Plants initiative According to VVWRA spokesman David Wylie the utility joined the program in December 2014 and was the first wastewater treatment facility in the nation to do so Others soon followed suit To improve energy efficiency the VVWRA is utilizing biogas created in a retrofitted digester to produce electricity for power plant operations They are also utilizing UV disinfection to reduce energy consumption We are saving 40 000 a month in natural gas costs by using biogas or methane to fire our two 800 kilowatt hour generators as part of our Waste to Energy program Wylie said according to the Victorville Daily Press Those generators when working at full capacity are able to provide up to 90 percent of our plant s electrical power needs Other utility participants in the program include the Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority BCWSA which has pledged to improve the energy intensity at four pumping stations and four treatment plants by 25 over a 10 year period According to its Better Buildings Better Plants DOE profile energy efficient projects initiated at the BSWSA include the installation of a 100 000 kW solar array motor system upgrades and HVAC focused optimizations The utility also constructed 17 miles of water supply line that reduces the pumping energy required to deliver water to each customer The Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility IAWWTF is also one of the utilities that has committed to the DOE program Approximately 40 to 50 percent of electricity used

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  • Landia And Ham Baker Join Forces For New UK Municipal Partnership
    Electric Neptune Technology Group Inc Evoqua Water Technologies Veolia Water Solutions Technologies ABB Measurement Products Aclara Jacobi Carbons Endress Hauser Inc KROHNE Inc Kaeser Compressors Inc Emerson Process Management Rosemount Analytical Degremont Technologies Brentwood Industries View All Providers News November 11 2015 Landia And Ham Baker Join Forces For New UK Municipal Partnership Two of the most firmly established names in the water and wastewater industry have joined forces for the UK municipal sector Mixers and pumps made by Landia UK including the world renowned Landia chopper pump will be sold via the fast expanding Ham Baker Group which has grown in recent years to become a 30M plus one stop shop for flow control equipment Very much in keeping with our belief in engineered long lasting solutions Landia s equipment is second to none for its reliability and longevity said Ham Baker Group Business Development Director Ian Goddard Then there s the company behind the equipment established in 1933 which no surprise takes huge pride not just in its products but the back up its gives to its customers Landia s pumps mixers and aerators are already in successful operation at almost all UK municipal regions including Severn Trent Water Thames Water and Yorkshire Water with whom it has 180 flowmakers installed as part of a framework agreement Hugh Vaughan Director of Landia UK Eire added Ham Baker s resurgence in recent years hasn t gone unnoticed Together we are a good fit for the UK municipal market where we can combine to provide contractors and water companies with double the expertise for pumping and mixing applications In addition to pumps Ham Baker Group s comprehensive flow control offering also now includes PaT Pump as Turbine hydro equipment control systems leakage control and flood defence products as well as

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  • Jefferson Parish Installs BlueInGreens Innovative Odor Control Technology
    compounds BlueInGreen s SDOX CS implements dissolved oxygen to prevent the compounds from forming altogether The technology also features an industry leading turndown capability allowing operators to pace power usage based on plant needs By eliminating chemical costs and reducing power consumption the facility is expected to save up to 2 6M throughout the life of the system When facilities use chemical based treatment processes they are essentially pouring money down the drain said BlueInGreen Senior Vice President Chris Milligan By replacing chemicals with oxygen operators no longer have to worry about handling and storing these hazardous substances at their facility It s better for the operators and it s better for the environment too The SDOX CS 600 capable of delivering up to 4 278 pounds of dissolved oxygen per day and the SDOX CS 1000 capable of delivering up to 7 535 pounds of dissolved oxygen per day will begin startup later in 2015 By using less water power and chemicals than conventional systems the tandem SDOX CS units will provide more effective odor and corrosion control at a fraction of the cost BlueInGreen worked with our consultants for over three years developing and crafting an innovative solution for our odor and corrosion issues said Linda Daly Director of the Jefferson Parish Sewerage Department From installing the skid to constructing the sound enclosure their team of engineers was there to help every step of the way to guarantee our system delivered exactly what we needed Because of the system s proximity to residential areas department officials worked to ensure the oxygen generators could provide nonstop treatment without causing nearby noise complaints With the help of the University of New Orleans Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and assistance from Digital Engineering headquartered in Kenner LA BlueInGreen outlined a

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  • BlueInGreen Announces New Installations In Ohio And North Dakota
    and maintain dissolved oxygen levels throughout the city s wastewater treatment plant With the introduction of the SDOX system the facility is now able to effectively treat up to 330 000 gallons of wastewater per day Unlike conventional technologies BlueInGreen s efficient sidestream method is capable of oxygenating plant flows from three separate injection sites the primary equalization tanks the aerobic digester and the rotating biological contractors This innovative design is expected to improve plant efficiency reduce power consumption and decrease operational costs for years to come No other system on the market is capable of treating three sites using a single piece of equipment said BlueInGreen Senior Vice President Chris Milligan We don t believe operators should have to adapt to new technology Truly groundbreaking technologies like our solutions at BlueInGreen adapt to the operator instead Additionally the City of Bismarck installed BlueInGreen s CDOX solution for precise pH adjustment to assist in its facility expansion project last May Featuring two parallel treatment trains the plant introduced twin CDOX units each capable of delivering up to 300 pounds of dissolved carbon dioxide per hour to provide recarbonation for the city s drinking water The dual CDOX systems designed to assist in the facility s lime softening process offer operators unparalleled treatment control while effectively stabilizing pH for Bismarck s water supply BlueInGreen s technology is automatically paced based on plant flow rates This highly efficient industry leading capability is expected to lower carbon dioxide usage as well as power and maintenance costs while treating up to 30 million gallons of water per day The two latest SDOX and CDOX installations add to a landmark year for BlueInGreen which has seen an unprecedented number of sales orders and installations since 2014 The increased demand has led the company to expand

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  • Ovivo Awarded Two Major Contracts Worth 13M In The US Municipal Market
    All Providers News October 15 2015 Ovivo Awarded Two Major Contracts Worth 13M In The U S Municipal Market Ovivo Inc Ovivo has been awarded two major contracts in the U S municipal market for a combined value of approximately 13M Canadian The first contract is for the supply of seven 160 foot diameter clarifiers in duplex stainless steel to Miami Dade County Florida Due to extremely high chloride concentrations in the wastewater a special corrosion resistant material was required for this pure oxygen application Through its heritage brand Eimco Water Technologies Ovivo created value for the County by utilizing its Collection Manifold Device CMDTM which allowed installation of the new clarifiers without structural changes to the existing tanks thus reducing project cost and shortening installation time The equipment is scheduled to be progressively delivered between March and September 2016 The second contract is for the new Snapfinger wastewater treatment plant located in DeKalb County Georgia for which Ovivo will supply equipment and control systems related to the Carrousel process The Snapfinger facility will be the largest plant of its kind in the world serving about a half million residents and discharging water meeting strict discharge criteria The equipment is scheduled to be progressively delivered between 2017 and 2019 Ovivo has provided the highly reliable Carrousel process for almost 40 years and has always kept the technology relevant through employee led innovation during that time We are delighted to have been selected by renowned U S utilities for these large infrastructure projects said Marc Barbeau President and Chief Executive Officer We are very well positioned in the Municipal North America segment an expanding market where we can leverage our expertise our proprietary technologies and our extensive commercial platform added Mr Barbeau About Ovivo Inc Ovivo Inc is a global company

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