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City of Akron

A Platform for Advanced Water Technologies


In addition to Akron's growing number of cluster industries, Akron has partnered with both foreign and domestic companies to develop, test, and commercialize new technological initiatives and innovations relating to Water Reclamation and Water Supply. Akron Water Supply's and Akron Reclamation Services' focus on energy independence and environmental stewardship have resulted in projects and best practices that have been adopted by other cities and markets, providing their R&D partners with new opportunities for growth and expansion. At the forefront of developing advanced technologies for its population base of 300,000 people, Akron is continually looking to attract and advance its water reclamation and supply capabilities. In close proximity to Lake Erie and the Great Lakes- the largest body of fresh water on Earth- Akron is uniquely placed to provide overseas companies and organizations with the resources they need to enter and develop their water technologies in the US market.

Water Supply

Akron Water Supply is known throughout the Water Industry in the United States as a highly progressive and dependable water system., due to its ongoing investment in continuous improvement of water operations, infrastructure, and the environment. Akron’s Water Supply water facilities include a technologically advanced network of pumps, pipes, equipment, treatment, plant and processes, reservoir, computer-automated control systems and advanced data management, event response, and water security tools.

Foreign and domestic companies interested in developing, testing, and implementing new technological initiatives and innovations in the U.S. market will find Akron Water an ideal partner. Its collaborative, results-oriented approach makes Akron Water Supply a viable destination for companies that:

  1. Are seeking an R&D partner with whom to develop their technology. 
  2. Have a unique technology that will improve Akron's water and is marketable throughout the U.S.
  3. Desire to establish themselves in the U.S.
  4. Want to demonstrate the success of their technology in a practical application. 

Visit the following resources to learn more: 

City of Akron Water Supply Bureau Akron Water Supply Handout
Akron Water Supply Brochure  

Water Reclamation

Akron Water Reclamation Services is uniquely positioned to meet both the current needs and future growth requirements of its customer base, as well as provide a superior opportunity for companies seeking to enter the U.S. market with their goods and services. Not just a utility service provider, Akron Water Reclamation Services also has a successful track record of partnering with foreign and domestic companies to develop, test, and implement new technological initiatives and innovations. Its collaborative, results-oriented approach makes it a viable destination for companies that:

  1. Are seeking an R&D partner with whom to develop their technology.
  2. Have a unique technology that will improve U.S. water services.
  3. Desire to establish themselves in the U.S.
  4. Want to demonstrate the success of their technology in a practical application. 

Visit the following resources to learn more: 

City of Akron Water Reclamation Water Reclamation Handout
Water Reclamation Brochure  

 

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