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Article Date: 26th January 2018

Premier Tech Aqua UK Appoints New Senior Technical Engineer

Packaged Water Treatment - Waste Water Treatment - Rainwater Harvesting

Premier Tech Aqua - Dr Petropoulos

Based in Peterlee, County Durham, PTAU specialises in packaged water and waste water treatment solution; Dr Petropoulos will play an important role in supporting the company in the design and development of its world leading water and wastewater solutions.

With a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Newcastle University (UK), and extensive international experience within Europe and Asia, Evangelos possesses an extensive working knowledge and experience in the field of wastewater treatment and environmental bio-chemistry underpinned with the fundamental principles of the relevant engineering.

This includes research and applications in both aerobic and anaerobic bio-reactors for sufficient removal of organic pollutants and nutrients from municipal and industrial wastewater streams. His working experience ranges from proof of concept applications in ‘reactors’ of several milliliters to larger applications in the scale of cubic metres.

Dr. Petropoulos who has co-authored a patent for a bio-reactor, has also delivered several keynote presentations at national and international conferences, as well as publishing several articles in prestigious international journals.

Speaking about his new appointment at PTAU, Evangelos said: "Having spent several years in the field of wastewater engineering, I am delighted to join what I believe to be one of the most progressive wastewater treatment manufacturers. I have been greatly impressed by PTAU’s commitment to facilitate a cleaner environment and I believe I have a lot to contribute specifically in this area."

Steve Joyce, managing director at PTAU said: "I am delighted to welcome Evangelos to Premier Tech Aqua. His extensive knowledge and significant industry experience will serve to further strengthen our team and position in the market place."

Evangelos joins a team of 78 at the UK headquarters in Peterlee. A member of the global Premier Tech group, PTAU also has facilities in Hampshire and County Cork, and works with a network of nationwide installation partners and service providers.

PTAU offers some of the most advanced water and wastewater treatment products available in the market, specialising across five distinct product lines: Wastewater, Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater, Storage and Pumping Stations, the company was established over 40 years ago the company has one of Europe’s largest glass reinforced plastic (GRP) manufacturing facilities which enables it to manufacture tanks up to 4 metres in diameter and 22 metres long.

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