Calgon Carbon Corp. announced that it has been awarded a contract by Tong Hsin Water Business, Inc. to supply approximately 3.2 million pounds of granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Fong Shan Water Plant in Taiwan for drinking water purification. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The GAC will be installed at the Fong Shan plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Kaohsiung is the second largest city in Taiwan with 1.5 million people. The Fong Shan plant supplies 79 mgd. It will be the second plant in Taiwan that will use GAC supplied by Calgon Carbon to treat municipal drinking water.
“We are very pleased that Tong Hsin Water selected Calgon Carbon to provide high-quality drinking water to the residents of Kaohsiung,” commented James Fishburne, senior vice president at Calgon Carbon. Fishburne added, “Over the last 40 years, Calgon Carbon has supplied millions of pounds of activated carbon to municipalities all over the world for drinking water treatment. We are committed to serve the Asian market and look forward to additional opportunities to provide our products and services to customers in that region.”