NAGAOKA made a keynote speech at Water Summit 2016, Milwaukee, WI. USA
On June 15, 2016, NAGAOKA was invited to “Water Summit 2016”, an annual event organized by The Water Council in Milwaukee, Wisconsin State, USA as a keynote speaker.
The Water Summit has been held every year to promote discussion about current global water issues and advance innovative solutions, idea exchange, and unique networking for the future of water technology. The summit attracted over 300 water professionals from various organizations such as utility, university, water business company, etc., from mainly USA, and all over the world.
Mr. Yamada Katsuhiko, NAGAOKA’s Executive Managing Director, made a keynote speech under the theme of “safety of water and prevention of health damage” and introduced NAGAOKA’s groundwater treatment technology “CHEMILES” and its potential application for solving USA’s groundwater quality issues caused by hexavalent chromium and arsenic. NAGAOKA’s speech received remarkable attention from the participants.
“CHEMILES” is an extremely high speed chemical-less groundwater treatment system to remove high levels of iron, manganese, and ammonium nitrogen, etc. in groundwater by utilizing contact oxidation and bacteria at low running cost. Recently, the removal capacity of hexavalent chromium and arsenic were also proved by pilot studies.
The Water Council, the organizer of the summit, was founded in 2009 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin State, USA, to find solutions to critical global water issues and promote water technology business, which is the only organization of its kind in the United States. A pilot unit of “CHEMILES” is planning to be installed at Flow Lab in The Water Council’s Headquarter. NAGAOKA will expand our business to solve the problem of USA’s typical groundwater contaminants in cooperation with The Water Council and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee together.