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    Tonka Water joins U.S. Water and Expands its Integrated Solution Offerings and Applications

    Tonka Water, an industry leader in the manufacturing of customized water treatment systems since 1956, is pleased to announce they have joined forces with U.S. Water Services, Inc. (U.S. Water). 

    Headquartered in St. Michael, Minnesota, U.S. Water, an ALLETE Inc. (NYSE:ALE) company, serves a growing and diverse mix of over 4,800 industrial customers throughout the country, including a significant number of Fortune 500 companies.  U.S. Water provides integrated water treatment for industry by combining chemical, equipment, engineering and service for customized solutions to optimize system performance, reduce water and energy usage, and improve efficiency.

    Tom Davis, Tonka Water’s President says, “I am confident that joining U.S. Water will strengthen our position in industrial water treatment and the municipal market, further solidifying our customized and innovative solutions.  Together, with our shared vision, values and commitment to service, we will bring superior value to our customers and employees for years to come.”

    “The addition of Tonka Water to the U.S. Water family strengthens our engineering and equipment capabilities and the integrated solutions we can offer our customers throughout the market,” said LaMarr Barnes, U.S. Water CEO.  “We are very excited to welcome Tonka Water.  Their experienced and customer-focused employees will be a great addition to our team.”

    With over 2,400 installations, Tonka Water creates customized water treatment systems for customers across North America. Their designs provide engineers cost-effective solutions for the most challenging surface and ground water situations.

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