WesTech News

WesTech Expands in Europe With New Location in Italy

WesTech Engineering, Inc., global leader in process solutions for water and wastewater treatment, liquid/solids separation, and minerals process equipment, has opened a new business unit in Italy. WesTech now has business locations on five continents.

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WesTech Expands Its Package Plant Product Line with RapiSand Plus™

WesTech Engineering is pleased to announce the availability of RapiSand Plus™, a recent addition to its line of package treatment plants for municipal and industrial water and wastewater.

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Arizona Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year Award Includes WesTech RapiSand™ Ballasted Flocculation

Big news: The Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant’s phase II expansion has been selected as Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association. The plant’s expansion, which doubled its capacity from 24 MGD to 48 MGD, came online this spring, serving the fast-growing communities of Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona.

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WesTech Equipment Featured in New Water Treatment Facility for Michigan’s Genesee County Communities

In the wake of the clean water public health catastrophe in Flint, Michigan, a dozen communities in Flint’s own Genesee County are now receiving drinking water from a new water treatment facility. Supplied by water from Lake Huron via the newly-built, $274-million Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline, the $72-million Genesee County Water Treatment Plant is equipped with the latest-generation process technology, including CONTRAFAST® high-rate sludge thickening clarifiers and CenTROL® gravity filters in a cluster arrangement, designed by WesTech Engineering.

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WesTech, USU, and Central Valley WRF Participate in Algal Research Grant

The Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative, a technology-based economic development program funded by the state of Utah, has awarded a $175,320 grant for development of a commercial algal application in the removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from municipal wastewater. The grant, awarded by USTAR’s Industry Partnership Program (IPP) to Professor Ronald Sims, Ph.D. of Utah State University (USU), supports a unique collaboration with USU, WesTech Engineering, and the Utah Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility (CVWRF).

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WesTech Staff in Ames, Iowa, Deliver on the City’s New Water Treatment Plant

From municipal water treatment systems to industrial wastewater treatment projects, WesTech provides sophisticated water treatment process solutions to customers all over the U.S. and the world. But it’s not often that those who work at WesTech have the chance to be involved in a project that directly serves the community in which they live.

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Philip Lake Appointed Industrial Branch Leader of WesTech Engineering

WesTech Engineering, Inc. announced today that Philip Lake has been appointed Industrial Branch Leader, effective July 17. Lake most recently served as WesTech’s International Business Manager. He replaces Ralph A. Cutler, who became WesTech’s President July 1.

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WesTech Engineering Appoints Ralph A. Cutler, PE, MBA, as President

WesTech Engineering, Inc. announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Ralph Cutler, PE, MBA, as president. Cutler, who currently serves as WesTech’s Vice President of Industrial Products and Sales, will take on the new role effective July 1. Rex Plaizier, who has been serving as both chief executive officer and president, will continue in his role as CEO.

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