Evoqua Water Applied sciences to construct state-of-the-art sustainability and innovation facility in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), a leading provider of mission-critical water treatment solutions, today announced its investment in a new sustainability and innovation center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to further advance the development of cutting-edge and sustainable water treatment technologies. The facility will serve as Evoqua’s center of excellence for research and innovation, addressing new water trends such as climate change, connectivity, and health and safety.
The hub will focus on enhancing Evoqua’s connected digital technologies, enhancing its waste treatment systems and developing solutions to tackle emerging pollutants, including PFAS. The collaborative workspace will be designed to provide strategic and timely technical capabilities, demonstrating the company’s commitment to delivering excellence to its customers.
“The establishment of the Sustainability and Innovation Hub is in line with Evoqua’s strategy for success by investing sustained investments in research and development to help solve some of the world’s most difficult water problems,” said Ron Keating, CEO of Evoqua. “Our vision for the hub is to bring technology and innovative thinking together to create solutions that empower our customers and help them respond to today’s critical water challenges. In addition, the hub provides a path for future expansion of Evoqua’s products and solutions and creates opportunities for collaboration with strategic partners. ”
The center for sustainability and innovation will be located in the Lawrenceville Tech Forge facility, which is part of the Pittsburgh Municipal Technology Park and a hotbed for innovation in the area. The 18,000 square foot facility will include a hands-on demonstration and training area, wastewater pilot testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art laboratory, expanding Evoqua’s analytical and feasibility study capabilities. Evoqua’s Sustainability and Innovation Hub is scheduled to open in autumn 2021.
About Evoqua Water Technologies
Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission-critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and leisure customers who value water. Evoqua has been committed to protecting water, the environment and employees for more than 100 years and has earned a worldwide reputation for quality, safety and reliability. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations in ten countries. Our employees, who look after more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide, share a common goal: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.® To learn more, visit www.evoqua.com.