MIOX system installed on naval vessel

The USS New York, a San Antonio-class warship made using steel recovered from the World Trade Center, will have two MIOX water treatment systems on board to treat everything from drinking water to ballast water, ensuring troops have the safest water possible. MIOX advanced water purification systems have been standard equipment on San Antonio class amphibious assault ships since the first ship of the class, the USS San Antonio, was commissioned in 2005...

• Warship USS New York is made from World Trade Center steel

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Feb. 25, 2008 -- On March 1, 2008, the US Navy will christen the USS New York, a San Antonio-class warship made using steel recovered from the World Trade Center. Two MIOX water treatment systems will be on board to treat everything from drinking water to ballast water, ensuring troops have the safest water possible.

MIOX advanced water purification systems have been standard equipment on San Antonio class amphibious assault ships since the first ship of the class, the USS San Antonio, was commissioned in 2005. MIOX systems are also standard equipment on the aircraft carriers USS Enterprise CVN-65 and the USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71. The Navy recently recognized MIOX water purification technologies in the Top 50 "2007 SBIR/ STTR Success Stories."

The USS New York is a recent addition to this new fleet, and was constructed with steel from the World Trade Center. The warship will by christened March 1, 2008 and is due to be commissioned in 2009.

MIOX Corporation is a technology company focused on solving one of the world's most pressing issues: the need for affordable, safe, and healthy water.

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