Calgon Carbon to supply UV system to treat Boston drinking water

PITTSBURGH, PA, Sept. 28, 2009 -- Calgon Carbon Corporation has been selected by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to provide an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system for the John Carroll Water Treatment Plant in Marlboro, MA...

PITTSBURGH, PA, Sept. 28, 2009 -- Calgon Carbon Corporation announced today that it has been selected by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) to provide an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system for the John Carroll Water Treatment Plant in Marlboro, Massachusetts.

Twelve Sentinel® Chevron 48 reactors (Chevron 48), scheduled to be delivered in June 2012, will treat up to 450 million gallons of drinking water per day. The Chevron 48, which is Calgon Carbon's highest flow unit in its Sentinel® product line, can treat up to 45 million gallons of water per day. Earlier this year, the company was awarded a contract to supply 12 similar reactors for the treatment of San Francisco's drinking water.

Commenting on this announcement, Jim Sullivan, Calgon Carbon's vice president of UV technologies and business development said, "We are pleased that the MWRA selected our Sentinel® design to meet Boston's disinfection and compliance needs. The continued success of the Chevron 48 strengthens our position in the growing, global drinking water disinfection market."

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner. Web Site: http://www.calgoncarbon.com.

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