Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI), Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions

Water, Wastewater Treatment and Energy Recovery Solutions

Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a chemical engineering/process engineering consulting firm specializing in the design, construction, operation, and service of water, wastewater treatment, and energy recovery systems. Specific areas of expertise include ceramic membrane filtration and its applications, reverse osmosis (RO) and related polymeric membrane applications, high purity water applications, wastewater treatment technologies, oil-water separation (OWS), and caustic recovery. Aqua Engineers, Inc. offers extensive modeling capabilities including CHEMCAD, HYSIS, MATLAB, and ROSA. We have over 20 years of programming experience and maintain an extensive library of applications for A-B and IDEC PLCs. Applicable industries include laundry and textile finishing plants, concrete processing facilities, metal finishing plants, truck washing facilities, automotive processing industries, poultry and egg processing plants, dairy plants, and other food and beverage production.

New Technologies


1 Release of its Generation III™ Ceramic Filter System Control Software
1 Release of its Generation III™ Ceramic Filter System Control Software
Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has released its Gen III™ control system for ceramic filtration systems and RO systems. Contact AEI for licensing information.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has released its Gen III™ control system for ceramic filtration systems and RO systems. Contact AEI for licensing information.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and inopor GmbH are developing the first ever Ceramic Filter System Analysis (CFSA) software for analyzing ceramic filter system design so that manufacturers can predict system performance.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and inopor GmbH announce their new 61 channel ceramic element with an increase of 7.5% in surface area over comparable elements. Contact AEI for pricing and availability.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) adds new new Analytical and Forensic Technologies to it’s tool kit.
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Featured Projects


applications of ceramic filter technologies

New Applications of Ceramic Filter Technologies

UCONN (University of Connecticut) - Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has teamed with Rauschert GmbH, inopor GmbH, and Fraunhofer USA at the University of Connecticut in a joint research project to investigate new applications of ceramic filter technologies in industrial applications. The research involves a new, highly customizable pilot unit designed by AEI to test a broad range of ceramic element designs.

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In The News


1 UniFirst Corp - Chicago/Melrose Park
1 UniFirst Corp - Chicago/Melrose Park
Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have put in operation a ceramic filter system project at UniFirst’s Chicago/Melrose Park location. UniFirst is an industrial laundry that processes uniforms, shop towels, floor mats, etc. Recovered water from the ceramic filter system goes back into the plant for reuse. This project is anticipated to recover over 7.5M gallons of water per year and 3250 MBtu of energy per year, saving the company approximately $170K/year after operating costs.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have put in operation a ceramic filter system project at UniFirst’s Chicago/Melrose Park location. UniFirst is an industrial laundry that processes uniforms, shop towels, floor mats, etc. Recovered water from the ceramic filter system goes back into the plant for reuse. This project is anticipated to recover over 7.5M gallons of water per year and 3250 MBtu of energy per year, saving the company approximately $170K/year after operating costs.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have put in operation at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in W. LA their newest Cera-Pure system design. This VA health care laundry in W. LA processes over 25K lbs of laundry per day, with the ceramic filter system recovering over 60% of the water for reuse in the plant. Coupled with TEA’s steamless tunnel technology, this system saves the VA over $150K/year in recovered water and energy.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have put in operation at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Biloxi, MS, their newest Cera-Pure system design. This VA health care laundry in Biloxi is anticipated to process over 10M lbs of laundry per year, with the ceramic filter system recovering over 60% of the water for reuse in the plant. Coupled with TEA’s steamless tunnel technology, this system is anticipated to save the VA over $150K/year in recovered water and energy.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have started up their newest and latest ceramic filter system project at Plymate, Inc., in Shelbyville, IN. Plymate is an industrial laundry handling uniforms, shop towels, walk-off mats, etc.; the plant’s wastewater is very high in O&G. The TEA Cera-Pure system installed there features AEI’s Generation III™ control system. The ceramic filter system recovers ~ 60% of the water for reuse in the plant, and also concentrates the day’s total wastewater production to less than 2% of its original volume for subsequent post-processing/disposal.
  • Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) and Thermal Engineering of Arizona (TEA) have put in operation at Crown Linen LLC their latest ceramic filter system design, featuring AEII’s Generation III control system. This hospitality laundry in Ft. Myers will recover over 60% of its water for reuse in the plant. Processing over 20K lbs of laundry per day, this system is anticipated to save Crown Linen nearly $100K/year in recovered water and energy.
  • Crown Linen LLC opens its 4th plant in the Florida market and has trusted TEA and AEI with installation of their newest ceramic filter system. This system is capable of delivering over 100 gpm of purified water back to the plant for reuse in all plant operation.
  • Caption: Safety Harbor Resort & Spa - Safety Harbor, FL Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) installs it newest RO system design at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa. This project takes well water and produces ~ 12.5M gallons of high quality RO permeate per year for use in the resort’s boilers, condensers, swimming pools, and on-site laundry.
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Our Mission...

To lead the industry in water and wastewater treatment systems design and analysis.

To continuously innovate in chemical engineering and process control systems related to water and wastewater treatment systems design. Aqua Engineers, Inc. is committed to perfection ... excellence will be tolerated.

"I consider the engineers at AEI, and Rich Fiola especially, to be the expert's expert."

John Schultz,
Senior Manager, Water, Energy & Waste Solutions, Ecolab

 

Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has invested more than two decades in the research, engineering, manufacturing and distribution of ceramic membrane systems and related technologies, as well as in wastewater treatment and control systems technologies. Aqua Engineers, Inc. (AEI) has earned the trust and respect of industry professionals and partners, with a customer base that spans the globe.

• See what's new... IN THE NEWS #5.

• We've also updated our Services page to include our newest service, Ceramic Filter System Re-Engineering.