- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- October 13, 2016
A rural county in western Nevada is pinning its hopes for economic growth on a newly opened industrial park inside Hawthorne Army Depot.
On Tuesday, state and local leaders and Army officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hawthorne Technology and Industrial Center, which the Mineral County Economic Development Authority is marketing to industrial users that require large amounts of space such as buffer areas. A fireworks firm is one of two companies that already have agreed to lease space at the new business park …
Evoqua Water Technologies will provide wastewater treatment services to Naval Air Station Jacksonville under a five-year contract the Navy awarded the firm earlier this month. The firm will provide system design, installation and custom services that will treat inorganic and metal compounds in the installation’s industrial wastewater using its wastewater ion exchange technology, according to a press release. Under the contract, Evoqua will help the air station meet requirements for federal agencies to reduce potable and industrial water usage mandated by an executive order. The firm’s wastewater ion exchange technology is designed to reduce hexavalent chromium and remove cyanide from wastewater streams. The final stage of the wastewater treatment project will rely on an advanced oxidation process to recycle and reuse process water in the facility’s paint stripping area. Evoqua was awarded the contract due to the Navy’s need for consistently high water quality, according to the release. Evoqua plans to expand this project to the nearby Naval Station Mayport and other naval installations across the country.READ MORE