Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tonka Water DTS™ Installation Featured in Water World Magazine

Tonka Water's innovative Delivered Treatment System (DTS™) for the community of New Berlin, NY was featured in Water World Magazine. This plant utilizes Vertical pressure filtered, and was delivered ready to install. Read the full article on the Water World Website.



Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tonka Water Selected to Provide Advanced Ion Exchange Pur-IX™ System in Nebraska

Tonka Water's innovative Ion Exchange Pur-IX™ system was recently selected for nitrate removal at Bayard, NE. Utilizing unique multiport valve technology and 20 separate vessels between two skids, the system provides low-flow continuous regeneration, consistent water quality and the smallest volume waste stream available on the market. Pur-IX is an ideal application for limited footprint operations, and offers significant savings on life cycle costs. The total system flow rate at Bayard is designed to treat for nitrates at 925gpm. This system was purchased directly by the city after a life cycle analysis, and a confirming pilot study is currently in progress.

For more information about Pur-IX™, visit our website

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tonka Water to Provide Largest Ion Exchange Plant in US

Tonka Water has been selected to provide an Ion Exchange nitrate removal system for Columbus, OH. Once built, this nitrate removal system will be one of the largest Ion Exchange plants in the United States, utilizing 18 vessels rated at an overall capacity of 26 MGD. The vessels will be divided into 3 treatment trains of six vessels each, to provide consistent water quality for this thriving area.

To learn more about Tonka Water's product offering, visit our website

Monday, May 4, 2015

Now Hiring - Engineering Intern

Tonka Water is seeking to hire a summer intern who is skilled in Microsoft Office suite, can read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications, and has an interest in the water treatment industry.  The ideal candidate would be hard working, eager to learn, and have excellent communication skills.  We are looking for a candidate who will be completing their sophomore, junior or senior year in a Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering program. We are seeking an intern to take on a range of responsibilities and project management assignments while under the direct mentorship of our current project managers.  

Assignments will include the following:
  • Support project managers with reviewing current project requirements and developing project submittals, including project specific material documentation and diagrams.
  • Assist with preparing instructions used by contractors to install equipment.
  • Update bills of material which will include a list of project components and relevant information.
  • Review project drawings and specifications to create process descriptions.
  • Prepare detailed notes to be applied to project drawings.
  • Work with a mentor to gain competency and understanding of processes and equipment. 

Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective math, problem solving, time management and organizational skills
  • Exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle many different tasks in one day
  • Working knowledge of a variety of office machines including copiers and fax machines, as well as excellent computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and internet software

Interested in applying? Send your resume to jobs@tonkawater.com!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Tonka Water is Hiring - Field Service Technician

Do you enjoy traveling? Working with your sleeves rolled up? Looking for a meaningful job in a green industry? Tonka Water is seeking a Field Service Technician with formal training from a technical school or university. This candidate must have demonstrated experience with mechanical and electrical systems, industrial systems and instrumentation.  Knowledge of water treatment is highly desirable.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Ability to read electrical diagrams and do required wiring conforming to the latest edition of the National Electrical Code
  • Ability to routinely assist in problem-solving and troubleshooting controls and instrumentation issues
  • General working knowledge of engineering, including fluid mechanics, water chemistry, environmental engineering, and potable water treatment regulations
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills – experience with direct customer interaction, including problem solving over the phone. 
  • Ability to manage your work independently and use creative problem solving
  • Basic knowledge of piping systems, operated valves, compressors, pumps
  • Hands-on experience diagnosing, disassembling, repairing and reassembling mechanical or electrical equipment
  • Strong familiarity with PLC control, PLC logic, and OIT programming using Allen Bradley PLCs and OITs
  • Experience and comprehension of system-level integration
  • Reside within reasonable commuting distance of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
  • Mix of office and travel time. Initial training, periodic department meetings, and travel prep will require time at Plymouth headquarters. Otherwise the position is an *ON THE ROAD* traveling position with week-long national assignments (very minimal weekend travel).   Must be eligible for a passport for possible Canadian travel
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and be trained in Confined Space Entry
  • Basic computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel as position will involve writing field reports

Want to learn more? Click here to view the full posting and apply!