Singapore’s Choa Chu Kang Waterworks to use activated carbons to treat drinking water

Calgon Carbon Corporation has recently announced that the company and Sanli M&E Engineering Pte Ltd (Chye Joo-Sanli Joint Venture) have signed a contract for the supply of 2.9 million pounds of Calgon Carbon’s GAC for process upgrading at Choa Chu Kang Waterworks in Singapore. CH2M HILL Singapore is the appointed consultant by PUB Singapore for this project. The value of the contract was not disclosed. Deliveries are expected to commence in late 2017.

“We are pleased to enter into this supply contract and work with PUB Singapore to provide high quality drinking water to its people,” said James Coccagno, executive vice president of the Core Carbon and Services Division. “The specifications of our GAC are world renowned for high quality and outstanding performance, and are often a proven technology to treat drinking water for the removal of organic matter, taste, and odour.”

Calgon Carbon Corporatation was selected for the project because of its advanced manufacturing process which produces GAC that meets the most stringent specifications in the drinking water treatment industry; its rigorous product quality assurance procedure; and the outstanding performance of Calgon Carbon products that have been installed in other drinking water treatment plants across Asia.

The company is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and reliable services designed to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water and air. As a leading manufacturer of activated carbon, with broad capabilities in ultraviolet light disinfection, the Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. It is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and operates 20 manufacturing, reactivation, innovation and equipment fabrication facilities in the U.S., Asia, and in Europe, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron.