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Evoqua Awarded 4 Field-Erected Treatment Plant Contracts That Increase Capacity, Performance of Existing Wastewater Treatment Plant Assets

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

Evoqua Water Technologies has been awarded contracts at four existing facilities for its Davco™ field-erected treatment plants that will improve performance and increase capacity while saving capital costs. Evoqua’s sales partners, Heyward, Inc. located in North Carolina and Heyward Florida, were instrumental in working with the three municipalities and one industrial customer.

Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA), one of the largest community-owned electric utility companies in the United States contracted for the turnkey construction of a 600,000 gallons per day (GPD), 5-stage biological nutrient removal (BNR) treatment system at the Blacks Ford Water Reclamation Facility. Evoqua was the general contractor on the project and supplied all the materials and installation services for the project. The new Davco™ field-erected biological treatment plant will start-up in the Spring of 2016.

Lee County, FL recently upgraded an aging 1.0 million gallons per day (MGD) Davco™ plant and re-configured the clarifier system into an extended aeration plant. This upgrade will allow Lee County to meet future treatment capacity demands in this growing community.

Port St John, FL has asked Evoqua to supply all materials of construction for the upgrade and installation of a 32’ diameter steel wall clarifier and the refurbishment of an existing Davco™ field-erected treatment plant. The refurbishments will include new clarifier weirs and the repair of existing steel tank walls and components associated with the field-erected biological treatment plant.

Smithfield Farmland Corporation located in Tarhill, NC contracted with Evoqua to construct a new 150,000 gpd extended aeration Davco™ plant to replace an aging existing plant. The turnkey project included all tankage, controls, labor, and commissioning. The Evoqua project team worked closely with Smithfield Farmland to reuse existing electrical components to save capital costs. Start-up is expected in the summer of 2016.

“Communities and private industries rely on Davco™ steel field-erected biological treatment systems for wastewater treatment applications because of short concept-to-completion timeline, and reduced capital costs and footprint,” says Marc Roehl, VP and General Manager of Evoqua’s Wastewater Treatment Business Segment.

About Davco™ Field-Erected Treatment Plants & Services

Evoqua, through its Davco™ product line is an industry leader in the manufacture and installation of water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems including field erected biological treatment plants, screw pumps, filtration equipment and clarifier rehabilitation. The Davco product line is supported by experienced project teams that have been working with municipalities, developers and engineers for 50 years to deliver turnkey treatment projects in as fast as six months. The single source approach integrates industry-leading expertise and equipment with design, build, installation and commissioning services. Davco™ Field-Erected Treatment Plants are available in a variety of configurations, including activated sludge processes, sequencing batch reactors, and oxidation ditch configurations. Capacities range from 0.1 MGD to 5.O MGD with full turnkey, retrofit or upgrade solutions available.

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About Evoqua

Evoqua Water Technologies is the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the world's most fundamental natural resource: water. Evoqua has a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service, where it continues to transform water and wastewater. Its cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands.

Evoqua's unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and service helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and enable leisure and commercial industry to maximize productivity and profitability. For more information, visit


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