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Contractor: Aqua-Chem, Incorporated
Aqua-Chem Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., is being awarded a $26,079,822 firm-fixed-price requirements type contract for 36,000 gallon–per-day Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination systems. The RO desalination unit is designed to produce 36,000 gallons per day of freshwater, with a total dissolved solids level below 500 parts per million from seawater. Unitswill be used on FFG and LSD ship modernization programs. Work will be performed in Knoxville, Tenn., and is expected to be completed by December 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised via the Internet, with four proposals received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N65540-07-D-0004).
Total Contract Value: $26,079,822