Microvi, FLI Water expand partnership to UK, Ireland

May 19, 2021

Microvi and FLI Water (FLI) have formed an exclusive agreement to expand their partnership in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This strategic partnership will allow FLI and Microvi to offer end-to-end capabilities, providing turnkey solutions for both industrial and municipal wastewater projects.

"After a couple years of collaboration with the Microvi team, we are excited to take the next steps with this agreement," said Duncan Wildgoose, business development director at FLI. "This partnership will enable the water sector in the UK and Ireland to take advantage of Microvi's breakthrough technology."

FLI provides engineering services and process technologies to water and wastewater utilities and industrial process customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. They are a leading provider of biological treatment solutions. By adding Microvi's breakthrough treatment technologies to their offerings they continue to offer customers step change solutions addressing quality and cost challenges.

"A trusted delivery partner with proven technical abilities provides confidence in taking advantage of Microvi's technology benefits, especially for a historically risk-averse industry," said Microvi's director of commercial and technical strategy Ajay Nair. "FLI has a strong culture of customer value and impeccable service and is trusted by water utilities to deliver high value solutions with low risk. With a range of complementary technologies, it makes for a perfect fit."

Microvi and FLI have previously developed and delivered large demonstration units using Microvi's MicroNiche Engineering (MNE) technology. These units have been successfully deployed with several key UK Water utilities including Thames Water, Scottish Water, Wessex Water and Southern Water.

Microvi MNE is a versatile treatment solution that can be applied for removal of contaminants such as ammonia, nitrate, phosphorous and BOD including secondary, tertiary, and high strength digester liquors.