Evoqua Water Technologies has officially opened a testing and demonstration facility for the microelectronics industry’s ultrapure water technology needs within the company’s Rockford centre of excellence. The new Ultrapure Water Technology facility includes technology capabilities for filtration which is being developed and validated for the lower particle level requirements. The facility allows the microelectronics industry–one of the most watersensitive industries in the world–to test and validate total organic compound reduction on their process water streams. This new technology facility adds to Evoqua’s existing technologies including an advanced ion exchange resin development and analysis laboratory. In addition, the centre of excellence includes a membrane autopsy centre, a resin and water chemistry laboratory, a resin conditioning plant and a steam condensate resin regeneration facility.