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RWL Water Announces Agreement to Acquire Acquavit in Brazil

RWL Water has reached an agreement to acquire Acquavit, a well-established Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company, headquartered in Jundiai, São Paulo, Brazil. Read the full release here.

RWL Water Shows How Reuse Can be a Game Changer Across Several Industries in Water Efficiency Magazine

With water shortages increasing worldwide, industries are under pressure to reduce water consumption. Recycling water saves money and conserves valuable resources. In an article published in Water Efficiency Magazine, RWL Water shows how reuse can be a game changer across several industries. Read the full story here.

RWL Water Italia to Inaugurate First Complete Industrial Anaerobic and Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Plant in Ecuador on November 10th

Together with EUROFISH, RWL Water Italia is pleased to announce the inauguration of the first complete industrial anaerobic and aerobic wastewater treatment plant in Ecuador on November 10th at 5PM in Manta, Ecuador.

RWL Water Italia has recently designed and installed a new water demineralization plant by brackish wells to reduce the water intake of the factory and a new wastewater treatment plant for EUROFISH, a leading company in the tuna industry.

The project is part of the EUROFISH strategy of sustainable development involving compliance with legal regulations, reinforcing water supply and minimizing the impact of operations to reduce their ecological footprint.

RWL Water Italia, which has been providing leading edge sustainable water, wastewater and reuse solutions for more than 20 years, designed this new wastewater treatment system to improve the quality of treated wastewater, reduce EUROFISH’s sludge waste volume, and produce biogas used on site for plant needs.

More than 100 guests have been invited to the inauguration, including Ecuadorean authorities, press, managers and entrepreneurs from all over Latin America. RWL Water Italia CEO Maurizio Tiarca, will attend the event, together with Henry J. Charrabé, President & CEO, Global Operations.

Learn more about the project here.

RWL Water Featured in ProFood World

Jason VerHoef, Industrial Sales Manager for RWL Water, discusses local enforcement of water quality standards in a feature article called, “How anaerobic digestion systems reduce energy in protein industry.” Read the full story here.

RWL Water’s Waste-to-Energy Expertise Featured in Water Online

Fabio Poletto, RWL Water Sales Engineer, sat down with Water Online to discuss waste-to-energy technologies for the food industry, and solutions to treat challenging effluents. Read the full Q&A here.

RWL Water Featured in Water Online

April 18, 2016 Dina Palumbo, Product Sales Managing Engineer at RWL Water, was featured in a Q&A at Water Online discussing how to choose the right aeration equipment to save costs and optimize treatment in equalization basins.

RWL Water Appoints New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Solutions in the USA and Canada

Global water solutions provider RWL Water announced today the appointment of Dewitt Dees as SVP Sales and Marketing of its Solutions activities in the USA and Canada. Dees has over 30 years of experience in the Water and Oil & Gas Industries, having successfully held sales and management positions in companies such as Newalta, Veolia, US Filter, and GE Water.

RWL Water launches the Ecobox in Latin America, an innovative solution that will change the paradigm of wastewater reuse

With decades of experience in the development and implementation of recovery and reuse solutions, RWL Water has identified the market needs for a modular solution that can be deployed quickly and that will allow for the reuse of municipal and industrial wastewater. The solution is Ecobox.

RWL Water Featured in Desalination & Water Reuse

RWL Water president and chief executive officer Henry Charrabé sat down with D&WR editor Dr. Trevor Loveday to discuss RWL Water’s unique capabilities in water treatment and project financing for the middle market. See the full cover story from the Nov-Dec 2015 edition of D&WR here.

RWL Water Announces Joint Venture with Quimica Apollo in Response to Mexico’s Growing Water and Wastewater Needs

November 2015 RWL Water, a global leader in water, wastewater and reuse solutions and Química Apollo, one of the leading Mexican companies in chemical treatment services to the oil and gas, power and general industries, are pleased to announce the creation of a joint venture in Mexico.

The joint venture, named RWL Water Mexico, will be dedicated to helping industrial clients address their water and wastewater needs, secure their long-term water supply requirements, meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations, reduce their water footprint and optimize their cost base.

RWL Water is Awarded 5.8 MGD Seawater Desalination Project with 30-Year BOT in Baja California, Mexico

October 1, 2015 The State Water Commission of Baja California, Mexico awarded the consortium of RWL Water and its Mexican partners Libra Ingenieros and R.J. Ingenieria the project to build, finance, operate and transfer (BOT) a seawater desalination plant in San Quintín.

RWL Water Signs MoU to Solve Water Supply Challenges in Ukraine

September 28, 2015US-based RWL Water and its partner Kiev-based Nature Technologies LLC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kiev Polytechnics Institute and the Agency for Rebuilding and Developing Donbass to jointly address water and wastewater problems in the Donbass region.

RWL Water Presents at IDA World Congress in San Diego

September 1, 2015Ravid Levy, CTO of RWL Water Israel, presented an innovative oilfield produced water desalination process at the International Desalination Association World Congress in San Diego. The pilot plant to full-scale project is located in Colombia. You can see the full paper here.

RWL Water Wins Wastewater & Reuse Project for Gildan in Honduras

August 26, 2015New York, NY, Gildan Activewear Inc. is a world-leading manufacturer and marketer of apparel, including blank active wear such as t-shirts, sport shirts and fleeces, which are typically decorated by screen-printing companies with designs and logos. Gildan’s facility in San Pedro de Sula, Honduras requires a complete solution for their wastewater, including reuse and brine softening. Their goal is to treat and reuse industrial effluents from their manufacturing process in order to reduce the plant’s water footprint and protect the environment.

RWL Water’s solution was selected to treat wastewater using MBR and RO technologies. The permeate and the brine will be available for reuse in the manufacturing process, replacing incoming water supply and the need for more expensive, alternative salt.

With over 7,000 references around the world, RWL Water offers optimum water and carbon footprint solutions using state-of-the-art technologies.

RWL Water President & CEO on Green Is Good Radio

July 28, 2015RWL Water President & CEO Henry Charrabé discusses the true value of water on Green is Good Radio, America’s top environmental and sustainability podcast and radio show.

RWL Water Serves Coastal Argentine City With Desalination

June 30, 2015When a series of water crises in 2014 disrupted conventional utility services in the coastal Argentine city of Caleta Olivia, the city needed a way to ensure an uninterrupted water supply. The federal government looked to RWL Water for the expertise to create a reverse osmosis desalination facility to deliver fresh drinking water to the public.

Cairo Looks to Boost Water Supplies

May 6, 2015Cairo is planning its first large-scale desalination projects to help ease pressure on Nile and groundwater supplies. RWL Water and the local Orascom Construction Industries signed an MoU to develop an 80,000m3/d desalination plant, which can be expanded later.

RWL Water Co-Hosts Inaugural Southwest Water & Energy Summit

April 22, 2015The University of New Mexico, the City of Albuquerque and RWL Water hosted the first Southwest Water & Energy Summit on April 22 to examine the challenges, solutions and opportunities surrounding water issues.

RWL Water Announces an 80,000 Cubic Meter per Day Desalination Study Agreement with the Egyptian Government

March 20, 2015RWL Water & Orascom Construction Limited (OCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 14, 2015 in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt with the Egyptian government to proceed with the feasibility study for building, financing and operating the first large desalination plant in Egypt for the supply of potable water. The project will include the development of an 80,000 m3/d plant with a possibility to increase its capacity in the future.

RWL Water is Selected to Supply Water Treatment for a Power Plant in Chile

November 24, 2014RWL Water will supply a plant to the power industry including UF as pre-treatment and SWRO desalination system to provide 2,400 cubic meters per day of high quality desalinated process water.

A Ten-Year Relationship Turns into a $10 Million Project to Provide Drinking Water to Santa Cruz, Argentina

November 4, 2014RWL Water will Supply the First Reverse Osmosis Seawater Desalination Plant of its Kind in Argentina with the capacity to serve more than 18,000 inhabitants with potable water.

Philippe Laval Named Chief Operating Officer of RWL Water’s Global Operations

October 6, 2014 -– Global water, wastewater and reuse solutions provider RWL Water announces the addition of another key executive: Philippe Laval has been appointed RWL Water’s Chief Operating Officer and officially joins the Company in October 2014.

RWL Water to Supply PEICo with Sixteen Skid Mounted Mobile Water Treatment Systems

July 29, 2014 -– RWL Water was hired to supply sixteen skid mounted mobile water treatment systems for Pooled Equipment Inventory Company (PEICo), a company dedicated to resolving common equipment and inventory-related problems in the nuclear electric utility industry.

RWL Water Rebrands to Unify its Global Presence

June 2, 2014 -– RWL Water Group changed its name to RWL Water, effective June 1, 2014, the Company announced today. The subtle change eliminates the word “Group” from the official name in order to signify its emphasis on operating as a singular global water solutions company. All of RWL Water’s portfolio companies (formerly known as Nirosoft Industries Ltd, AEROMIX Systems, Inc., Eurotec WTT S.r.l., and Unitek S.A.) will do business as RWL Water.

RWL Water Presents Energy Efficient Environmental Solutions in Food & Drink Business Europe, May 2014

Food & Drink Business Europe is the leading business and technology magazine for the European food and beverage manufacturing sector. Since it was established in 1995 the magazine has established an unrivalled reputation for providing authoritative and insightful content to over 24,700 key decision makers across all sectors of industry. The magazine conducted an extensive survey to discover which companies are achieving their sustainability goals and how they have introduced sustainability into their business though packaging reduction, recycling, reduction of food miles, water & waste water treatment, food waste to energy, energy and emissions reduction etc. As a key company and leading service provider to the food and beverage industry, RWL Water was invited to contribute with editorial and advertising.
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RWL Water Supplies Drinking Water To Chilean Community Throughout Earthquake And Tsunami

April 10, 2014The town of Chanavayita, a fisherman’s village 50 kilometers from Iquique on the Pacific Chilean coast, suffered a severe 8.2 magnitude earthquake, followed by a tsunami. The population has relied on RWL Water’s seawater desalination plant to provide clean drinking water to the town before, during, and after this disaster.

Growing RWL Water Announces: New Hire, Karim Nasr, Managing Director of Middle East, FZE, Dubai

March 19, 2014 Global water, wastewater and waste-to-energy solutions provider, RWL Water announces the addition of another key executive. Karim Nasr is appointed RWL Water’s Managing Director of Middle East, FZE, Dubai and joins the Company in March 2014.

RWL Water Aeromix Wins $4 Million Brackish Water Treatment Plant Order in Rio Rancho, NM

November 11, 2013 RWL Water, the New York-based global water solutions provider, today announced a $4 million dollar win by subsidiary, Aeromix. The brackish water treatment plant will have a capacity for 500,000 gallons per day, or 2,000 cubic meters per day; the system will produce agriculture water and potable water for a new development outside the city of Rio Rancho, NM.

RWL Water Aeromix Announces Special Training at Weftec

October 1, 2013 RWL Water Aeromix, the global leader in aeration systems and packaged wastewater treatment plants, announces a special training session hosted at Weftec to highlight the company’s newly acquired Tipton Series packaged plant designs. The training will be led by Fred Tipton, a new member of the RWL Water Aeromix team and former President of Tipton Environmental International, Inc.

RWL Water Group Reached an Agreement in Principle to Acquire Unitek S.A. of South America

July 30th, 2013 RWL Water Is Poised to Grow Four Companies Strong with the Acquisition of Unitek S.A. One of South America’s leading water treatment companies agrees in principle to join the RWL Water Group, a global water solutions provider.

RWL WATER GROUP featured on 21st Century Business to discuss GLOBAL WATER SOLUTIONS.

July 24th, 2013Henry Charrabé and Andy Zaske will be featured on CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg International TV stations in the next few weeks.  Take a sneak peak at the video

Adapting to the world’s increasing sustainability concerns

May 24, 2013RWL Water CEO, Henry Charrabé was interviewed by Business News Americas, which is a bilingual (English and Spanish) news, information and intelligence service company that analyzes the most important developments and opportunities in Latin America. Reporter Daniel Bland sat down with Mr. Charrabé to discuss the firm’s involvement in Brazil as well as some of the water re-use and waste-to-energy solutions it is providing throughout the country.


May 7, 2013Nubian Water Systems, Australia’s leading provider of sustainable water solutions to the urban environment, today announces its strategic partnership with Nirosoft, an RWL Water Group company and a global provider of water treatment solutions for the industrial, manufacturing, municipal, power and resources sectors.


May 2, 2013RWL Water Group is pleased to announce the formation of a new water treatment subsidiary based in France by Eurotec WTT.

RWL Water Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tipton Environmental International Inc.

March 19, 2013Aeromix Inc., one of RWL Water Group’s subsidiaries, has acquired Tipton Environmental Inc. This acquisition brings with it Tipton’s 15 years of experience designing and manufacturing activated sludge packaged wastewater treatment plants and 1,000 wastewater installations.

RWL Water Group Receives M&A Strategy Award From Frost & Sullivan

March 12, 2013RWL Water was chosen to receive Frost & Sullivan’s Award for Excellence in M&A Strategy for its water and wastewater strategy in North America 2013. The announcement states that RWL Water has seamlessly integrated its growing portfolio of companies to provide solutions for clients across various industries and geographic locations. “Nirosoft’s tailor-made water solutions; Aeromix Systems’ leading aeration technologies and packaged wastewater treatment plants for industrial and municipal clients; and Eurotec WTT’s expertise in waste-to-energy and food & beverage product enhancement systems offers RWL Water Group a synergistic blend of competency and scope,” said Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst, Eric Meliton.

Nirosoft Partners with Amiad for Pacific Rubiales Project

March 7, 2013RWL Water Nirosoft hires Amiad Water Systems to provide a reverse osmosis pre-filtration membrane protection for the Nirosoft desalination plant that is part of Pacific Rubiales oil & gas operation in Colombia. Nirosoft’s purification system treats water produced during petroleum extraction. Amiad’s equipment was selected because the supplier reliably meets stringent international standards and that will perform efficiently and consistently throughout the project lifetime.

A Billion Reasons To Invest in Water

October 31, 2012Kevin Westerling, editor of Water Online, interviewed RWL Water Group founder Ronald S. Lauder at WEFTEC.  Lauder believes water scarcity is the most important global water issue of our time and sees water as the foremost essential commodity of the 21st century.

Meet Ronald Lauder at WEFTEC in New Orleans on October 1st

September 27, 2012WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference offers water professionals from around the world quality education and training. It provides access to the most cutting-edge technologies in the field, serves as a forum for domestic and international business opportunities and promotes invaluable peer-to-peer networking between its more than 18,000 attendees.

RWL Water Group founder Ronald Lauder and AEROMIX will be in attendance at this year’s Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and will be holding a press conference at 11:15am on Monday October 1, 2012 to discuss AEROMIX’s growth and updates since its transition as part of the RWL Water Group.

Lauder is an accomplished U.S. businessman who has achieved success around the world, and has recently entered the water industry. Along with RWL Water Group’s CEO Henry Charrabé and AEROMIX President Peter Gross, through brief meetings at Booth 5329, you can insight into:

  • How AEROMIX’s transition makes RWL Water Group a one-stop shop for the water industry, as it now provides advanced technology and custom solutions for wastewater, freshwater and waste-to-energy challenges
  • RWL Water Groups’ plans to change the industry, helping to bring affordable water to people all over the world
  • How RWL Water Groups’ unique project financing in the middle market segment offers options for small and medium size projects

RWL Water Selected to Appear on 21st Century Business Television Series

September 25, 2012RWL Water will be featured on Multi-Media Productions’ 21st Century Business. JL Haber, Vice President of Programming at Multi Media Productions, added “As a leader in their industry, RWL Water was a natural fit for our show. We are excited to have them as a guest on our program.”

Pacific Rubiales Awards $100 Million Desalination Plant to RWL Water

August 27, 2012Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (PRE), which operates Colombia’s largest oil field, awarded a $100 million contract to RWL Water Group to design and build a water-desalination plant.

Water Desalination Report: MOUs Signed for 2 Private SWRO Projects

August 13, 2012Aeromix CEO Peter Gross told WDR that significant site development is required before full engineering and design work can begin.  The initial study will identify a power supply and plan a conveyance network while Cook Consulting works with Port Qasim Authority to obtain the necessary off-take guarantees.  The project, which will be developed on a BOT basis, will have a final capacity of up to 441,000 cubic meters per day and will serve an industrial park.

AEROMIX Systems selected to develop drinking water desalination facilities in Pakistan

August 6, 2012AEROMIX Systems of the RWL Water Group was selected to develop drinking water desalination facilities in Pakistan – an estimated $775 million project.  The facility will serve the fresh water needs of approximately 500 industrial buildings in the Textile City industrial park by providing up to 97 million imperial gallons per day of fresh water fro seawater.

Consultants Have Big Plans for Pakistani BOTs

August 2, 2012A UK consulting firm has been taken on by Pakistani local authorities to carry out feasibility studies into a $1 Billion investment plan aimed at rejuvenating water and sewerage services in Karachi.  Four memoranda of understanding were signed and supporting the feasibility study is RWL Water’s subsidiary, AEROMIX Systems.

Aeromix to Build Giant Desalination Plant for Pakistan Port

July 31, 2012Minneapolis-based Aeromix is structuring a financing option to allow the Pakistani Authorities to pay for the treatment plants through the purchase of the treated water over time. This is a unique offering from RWL Water Group that provides growing businesses and governments around the world with affordable drinking water solutions.

RWL Water’s AEROMIX Selected to Develop Desalination Plant for Drinking Water in Karachi, Pakistan

July 30, 2012AEROMIX Systems, a subsidiary of global water solutions provider RWL Water Group, was selected by Port Qasim in Karachi, Pakistan to develop drinking water desalination facilities estimated at $775 million USD. The project involves the design, construction, operation and financing of a desalination plant. The facility will serve the fresh water needs of approximately 500 industrial buildings in the Textile City industrial park by providing up to 97 million imperial gallons per day of fresh water from seawater.

Israel’s Foreign Minister Visits Episkopi

April 18, 2012Avigdor Liberman, Israel’s Foreign Minister toured the Episkopi desalination plant in Cyprus from April 16-18. The seawater reverse osmosis plant is designed to provide potable water to the island of Cyprus. The Minister met with Cypriot President Demetris Christofias, Foreign Minister Dr. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, and Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Neoklis Sylikiotis during his visit.

WaterWorld Online

April 2, 2012WaterWorld Online featured RWL Water’s video showcasing Nirosoft’s desalination system, which provided drinking water in Oakey, Australia. The Products & Features section also featured AEROMIX’s packaged wastewater plants for Camp Victory in Baghdad.

Money Moves with Deirdre Bolton

March 26, 2012Deirdre Bolton of Bloomberg TV’s lunchtime “Money Moves” interviews billionaire Ronald S. Lauder, chairman of RWL Water Group about the global need for clean water and his investment in water and wastewater treatment.  Lauder, who is president of the Neue Galerie in Manhattan, also discusses some of his art investments.

Q&A: Energizing Wastewater Treatment

March 22, 2012Food Manufacturing spoke with Henry Charrabé of RWL Water about the newest technologies available for water and wastewater treatment in the food and beverage industries.

RWL Water Group to Participate in Mining Americas Summit, June 2012

March 15, 2012The RWL Water Group confirmed their sponsorship and presence at the 2 Annual Mining Americas Summit. The Summit will take place on June 5-6 2012.

The Mining Americas Summit is the premier networking event of 2012. Senior executive leadership will gather to discuss the capital management strategies, cutting edge technologies and operational investments that will drive the mining industry for years to come. It’s an exciting period of opportunity and investment in the sector.

If you are attending the summit, please contact [email protected] or (212) 572-5700 to set up a meeting in the water and wastewater treatment sector with our water treatment professionals. Our integrated water solutions will help protect, preserve, and reuse water in the mining industry.

RWL Water Group Announces Acquisition of Eurotec WTT

February 21, 2012“RWL Water, LLC has acquired a controlling interest in Eurotec WTT, a European manufacturer of wastewater treatment systems.  The acquisition will strengthen the Group by offering waste-to-energy solutions.  RWL Water Group will be able to do even more to innovate and deliver outstanding wastewater treatment solutions.

CNBC “Power Lunch” Interview with Chairman, Ronald S. Lauder

February 8, 2012“Power Lunch” host Tyler Mathisen invites Ronald S. Lauder to discuss water as an essential commodity in the 21st century.  Mr. Lauder announces the launch of his water and wastewater treatment company, RWL Water Group.  The chairman talks about water being more expensive than oil and the need for a water crisis solution is critical.

Giving Water the Lauder Treatment

November 24, 2011Global Water Intelligence quotes CEO of RWL Water Group Henry Charrabé on the Water company’s aggressive growth plan.  RWL Water focuses on medium-sized projects in the middle market segment, specializing in pre-engineered, containerized units, and offering project finance. RWL Water builds, operates, and maintains plants, offering customers to purchase treated water is it is actually used.

Nirosoft Owner Makes European Acquisition

November 22, 2011Desalination & Water Reuse reports on RWL Water’s announcement of a third acquisition.  Eurotec WTT in Padova, Italy has over 200 installations and has engineered and manufactured some of the most complex chemical, food and beverage, and biomass treatment facilities in the world.  Their waste-to-energy solutions compliment the Group’s existing solution set.

Lauder noted that Israel is “The World Center for Water Technologies”

November 18, 2011The Jewish News Agency reports on World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder and his decision to invest in water in the 21st century.  The Chairman visited Israel at Watec in Tel Aviv where he announced the acquisition of EUROTEC WTT.

Future Lies in Water

November 18, 2011 — Ynet News’ Business & Finance reports on Ronald S. Lauder’s RWL Water Group. The company provides water treatment, wastewater, and waste-to-energy solutions. The group owns Nirosoft, Aeromix Systems, and recently acquired Eurotec WTT to compete in the waste-to-energy market.

Israeli Water Firms Important Tool for Diplomacy

November 17, 2011 — The Jerusalem Post, Israel’s best-selling English daily website reports on water treatment as public diplomacy. Chairman and Founder Ronald S. Lauder increased his investment in Israeli water firm Nirosoft to 100% to solve the world’s water problems in Israel and around the world.

RWL Water Group Announces Acquisition of Eurotec WTT

November 16, 2011 — RWL Water, LLC today announced it has acquired a controlling interest in Eurotec WTT, a leading European manufacturer of wastewater treatment systems. With more than 200 installations, Eurotec, which is headquartered in Padova, Italy, has engineered and manufactured some of the most complex chemical, food & beverage and biomass treatment facilities in the world.

What You Israelis Have Done with Water Tech is Simply Amazing

November 16, 2011 — Arutz Sheva Israel National News reports on what Israelis have done with water technology, with Israeli’s water tech industry currently at about $2 billion each year.  Companies like Nirosoft specialize in effluent reclamation and recylicg water for industry and agriculture.

Weftec 2011 The Water Quality Show

October 17, 2011Formed in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF and its Member Associations proudly work to achieve our mission of preserving and enhancing the global water environment. At WEFTEC, AEROMIX will present a full Reverse Osmosis Unit in their booth. Attend special presentations at the AEROMIX booth on October 18th and 19th at 10:00 AM that will highlight how the reverse osmosis systems are used for effluent recycle to reclaim valuable high purity water from effluent.

RWL LLC Acquires a Majority Interest in Aeromix Systems

January 3, 2011 — WaterTech online reports on RWL Water’s acquisition in Aeromix Systems, a Minneapolis based company.  Aeromix is a manufacturer of water and wastewater treatment systems and is now part of Ronald S. Lauder’s RWL Water Group, a company focused on creating a global water treatment business that will meet the growing need for clean water throughout the world.