March 2014

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I. Kruger wins contract for ACTIFLO system in water plant expansion

I. Kruger, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, won a contract with the City of Lake Oswego, Ore., managing partner for the Lake Oswego-Tigard Water Supply Partnership, as part of a $250 million program to upgrade, upsize and modernize the water supply system serving the two communities. The 38 mgd water treatment plant expansion will include two 20 mgd ACTIFLO high-rate ballasted clarification systems. The installation includes the first full-scale sludge waste volume reduction system (high-concentration sludge system) in the United States. The ACTIFLO process is to be in operation in October.

Miox chemical generators deployed to Philippines for disaster relief

Miox Corporation partnered with Operation Blessing International for disaster relief in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. Six Miox BPS portable sodium hypochlorite generators and one SANILEC 6 sodium hypochlorite generator were deployed. The seven drinking water treatment units have a combined capacity of 500,000 gpd.

Engineered Treatment Systems to supply UV system for Moline

The City of Moline chose Engineered Treatment Systems to install a UV disinfection system with eight ETS SX-635-16 drinking water reactors, each installed after an existing filter in the drinking water treatment plant. The units are third party validated in accordance with the U.S. EPA Guidance manual.

Flowserve wins order for desalination plant equipment

Flowserve Corporation won a multimillion dollar order from M.N. Larnaca Desalination to provide a complete pump package and energy recovery devices at Larnaca, a 15.9 mgd seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in the Republic of Cyprus. The project will use the company’s Calder Dual Work Exchange Energy Recovery units with Flowserve DMX pumps in the high-pressure feed service.

Xylem wins $2.7 million contract for New Jersey stormwater drainage system

Xylem won a $2.7 million contract to supply the equipment and technology for a stormwater drainage system to protect against future storm damage along Route 35 on the New Jersey coastline. The system is a key part of a $265 million reconstruction program that follows the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. The drainage system will consist of 47 Flygt Slimline pumps and 27 smaller Flygt submersible N-pumps in nine pump stations at intervals along a 12-mile stretch of road that was severely damaged by the storm. Flygt MultiSmart pump controllers will ensure efficient operation of the system. Each pump station will be able to move 25,000 to 35,000 gpm. The system is to be in operation before summer 2014.

Calgon Carbon wins 10-year reactivation service contract in Glendale, Ariz.

Calgon Carbon Corporation and the City of Glendale, Ariz., signed a 10-year contract for reactivation services for activated carbon used to treat the city’s drinking water. The contract is expected to involve about 1.25 million pounds of activated carbon per year. It was the third 10-year reactivation contract the company secured in Arizona since the beginning of 2012. (Phoenix and Scottsdale were the others.) To support these and other projects in the region, the company built a new reactivation facility in Gila Bend, Ariz.


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