Strategic discussion with CEO featured in The Fountain

Chris McIntire, Axius Water CEO, discusses strategic vision in the spring edition of The Fountain

POCASSET, MA USA (May 22, 2024):  Axius Water, a leading provider of nutrient management solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities, announced today a discussion with Chris McIntire is featured in the Executive Insights of The Fountain spring edition by Thales Water Advisors.

In this Q&A style interview, Thales had a chance to spend time with a friend of the firm and seasoned water executive, Chris McIntire, who has decades of experience building and growing water companies. Chris shares his background and vision of building one of the leading and lesser-known platforms in the water sector.

  1. Chris, you joined Axius almost three years ago, helping to assemble one of the more unique and interesting water treatment companies. How would you describe your vision, and where do you see Axius going over the next three years?
  2. Axius Water is in its fourth year of operation. Our vision was to build a platform of businesses with proven expertise around nutrient removal in wastewater. We have achieved many of our goals despite the turns and obstacles that COVID presented. In 2024, we are over 300 people strong, operating as six individual companies in three countries, unified by our nutrient removal mission.

The nutrient removal process and equipment is complicated, requiring deep technical knowledge and understanding of local and regional regulations. Customers trust companies with solid reputations and proven expertise like our six operating company….

Read full article: Executive Insights—Building a Platform for Nutrient Removal

Read the spring issue of The Fountain.

Thales Water Advisors is a preeminent strategy and finance advisor focused on the water sector, working with corporations, private equity firms, and growth capital investors to strengthen existing business or develop an M&A strategy in the water sector.

Media contact: Laura Brockway: [email protected]

About Axius Water

A 2024 GWI Water Technology Company of the Year nominee, Axius Water was founded in 2019 by KKR’s Global Impact Fund, in partnership with XPV Water Partners. Axius’ differentiated products and services improve the effectiveness of the wastewater treatment process, thereby measurably improving the quality of treated water. The platform is expanding globally as it builds a diversified portfolio of operating companies that offer leading solutions that improve the overall wastewater management processes. For additional information about Axius Water, please visit