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November 07, 2022
Magnesium Hydroxide Feed Reliability – How Low Can You Go?

Anyone who has ever worked with a thick, slurry product like magnesium hydroxide knows that the biggest challenge is to

November 03, 2022
pH and Alkalinity: What Are They & Why Do They Need to Be Controlled?

As pH and Alkalinity are two parameters that are commonly monitored and controlled in wastewater treatment, this article serves to

November 03, 2022
Introducing Theresa Kelley

Prior to working at IER, Theresa was an administrative assistant and bookkeeper in the Skagit Valley area just north of

July 22, 2022
Introducing Asa Thunder Eagle

At the Pasco Plant, Asa worked his way up from being a truck driver to the Assistant Plant Manager, where he played a key role in the development of ALKA-Mag+. 

June 30, 2022
MagOx: Magnesium Oxide Relationship with Magnesium Hydroxide

It is very common to hear someone in the wastewater treatment industry refer to something called “MagOx” as an alkaline

March 31, 2022
Introducing John Strong 

John has been the primary IER Manager responsible for the design and construction of IER’s manufacturing plants, including the Centralia WA plant which he currently manages. 

December 09, 2021
Introducing Talon Hutchinson

Talon drives from our Centralia plant to our customer sites and has been an important part of the team over the last few years.

October 02, 2021
An Inside Look at IER’s Pasco Plant

A safe and cost-effective alternative to the use of sodium hydroxide [caustic soda, NaOH] for wastewater alkalinity and pH adjustment

September 17, 2021
Magnesium Hydroxide: Environmentally-Friendly and Cost-Effective Treatment for Odor and Corrosion in Sewer Lines

As the infrastructure in the United States continues to age, it has become increasingly apparent that improved understanding, maintenance, and

September 06, 2021
Introducing Karen Kurle

Karen joined IER in 2005 and has carried out numerous responsibilities as the Customer Service Manager, including customer service, book...

August 14, 2021
Improving water treatment sustainability

As the world was recovering from the after-effects of World War II, there was a tremendous growth in industrial processes.

June 16, 2021
Introducing Patrick Helman

Pete brings a depth of on-site wastewater experience, with a strong focus on both regulations and budget, to provide hands-on expertise and excellent service to IER customers.

June 09, 2021
AMALGAM Mg(OH)2: alternative to caustic soda for wastewater treatment – with Birch Bay Water & Sewer

A safe and cost-effective alternative to the use of sodium hydroxide [caustic soda, NaOH] for wastewater alkalinity and pH adjustment

High quality products | Proactive customer service

Based in Spokane, Washington, IER primarily services the Pacific Northwest and Upper Midwest with plant locations in Sioux City, Iowa; Hills, Iowa; Centralia, Washington and Pasco, Washington.

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Because we truly care about sanitation

Almost 2 billion people do not have a decent toilet or access to basic and safely managed sanitation. In many cases, faeces and urine end up untreated in the environment, contaminating it and threatening people’s health.

This is why IER supports WaterAid programs, to facilitate access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest and most marginalised communities.

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