Industry News: October 2021

Here's a quick roundup of this month's industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

Vital Utilities joins EnBiorganic Technologies network
EnBiorganic Technologies welcomed Vital Utilities of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, to its licensed network of EBS-Di installers and service providers. The firm will implement and deliver EnBiorganic’s Treatment As A Service solution to wastewater utilities and commercial entities throughout the province. The company also welcomed Engineered Spray Solutions of Lakeland, Florida to its network. The company will serve clients throughout Florida and Tennessee.

Eshani Jha
Eshani Jha

California student wins international water research competition
Eshani Jha of San Jose, California, was selected as the winner of the 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize, an international competition for students to present solutions for water challenges. Jha conducted research on how to remove contaminants from freshwater by replacing active carbon with biochar for use in efficient and less costly water filters. The Stockholm Junior Water Prize has been awarded since 1997 by the Stockholm International Water Institute. The Water Environment Federation organizes the prize, with the winner moving on to the international competition.

Scott Lapcewich
Scott Lapcewich

Scott Lapcewich joins Evoqua Water Technologies
Evoqua Water Technologies announced that Scott Lapcewich joined the company in the role of vice president and general manager of its Wastewater Treatment Division. He will be based in the WWT headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and will be instrumental in refining the WWT business strategy to ensure Evoqua maximizes growth and customer support. Prior to joining Evoqua, Lapcewich held roles as VP of the North American services business for Johnson Controls as well as VP and general manager global services business with Rockwell Automation.

Envirosuite and Water Corporation enter into proof of concept
Envirosuite announce the award of a proof of concept project with Western Australia’s Water Corp. for SeweX. Water Corp. is Western Australia’s principal supplier of water, wastewater, drainage and bulk irrigation services, is state owned and accountable to the Minister for Water. The project will demonstrate SeweX, Envirosuite’s SaaS product performance for water utilities supporting proactive management of corrosion, odor and safety, in sewer networks related to sulfide and methane.


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