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AQUA Evoqua Water Technologies

Filed: 3 Aug 21, 5:11pm


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
(Mark One)
 Quarterly Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the quarterly period ended
June 30, 2021
or
 Transition Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the transition period from _____ to _____
Commission File Number: 001-38272
EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware46-4132761
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
210 Sixth Avenue15222
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(724) 772-0044
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
N/A
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareAQUANew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes    No 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes     No 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filer Accelerated filer
Non-accelerated filerSmaller reporting company
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes     No 
There were 120,232,936 shares of the registrant’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share, outstanding as of July 30, 2021.



EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
TABLE OF CONTENTS






CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (this “Report”) contains forward‑looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). You can generally identify forward‑looking statements by our use of forward‑looking terminology such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “projection,” “seek,” “should,” “will” or “would,” or the negative thereof, or other variations thereon or comparable terminology. In particular, statements about the markets in which we operate, including growth of our various markets, our expectations, beliefs, plans, strategies, objectives, prospects, assumptions, or future events or performance, statements regarding our restructuring actions and expected restructuring charges and cost savings for fiscal 2021 and beyond, statements regarding our cash requirements, working capital needs and expected capital expenditures, and statements related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its ongoing impact on our business contained in this Report are forward‑looking statements.
We have based these forward‑looking statements on our current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While we believe these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward‑looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. These and other important factors, including those discussed in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on November 20, 2020, and Part I, Item 2. “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operation” of this Report may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward‑looking statements or could affect our share price. Some of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward‑looking statements include, among other things:
general global economic and business conditions, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and disruptions in global supply chains;
our ability to compete successfully in our markets;
our ability to execute projects on budget and on schedule;
the potential for us to incur liabilities to customers as a result of warranty claims or failure to meet performance guarantees;
our ability to meet our customers’ safety standards or the potential for adverse publicity affecting our reputation as a result of incidents such as workplace accidents, mechanical failures, spills, uncontrolled discharges, damage to customer or third‑party property or the transmission of contaminants or diseases;
our ability to continue to develop or acquire new products, services and solutions and adapt our business to meet the demands of our customers, comply with changes to government regulations and achieve market acceptance with acceptable margins;
our ability to implement our growth strategy, including acquisitions, and our ability to identify suitable acquisition targets;
our ability to operate or integrate any acquired businesses, assets or product lines profitably or otherwise successfully implement our growth strategy;
our ability to achieve the expected benefits of our restructuring actions;
material and other cost inflation and our ability to mitigate the impact of inflation by increasing selling prices and/or improving our productivity efficiencies;
our ability to accurately predict the timing of contract awards;
delays in enactment or repeals of environmental laws and regulations;
the potential for us to become subject to claims relating to handling, storage, release or disposal of hazardous materials;
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our ability to retain our senior management and other key personnel and to attract key talent in increasingly competitive labor markets;
our increasing dependence on the continuous and reliable operation of our information technology systems;
risks associated with product defects and unanticipated or improper use of our products;
litigation, regulatory or enforcement actions and reputational risk as a result of the nature of our business or our participation in large‑scale projects;
seasonality of sales and weather conditions;
risks related to government customers, including potential challenges to our government contracts or our eligibility to serve government customers;
the potential for our contracts with federal, state and local governments to be terminated or adversely modified prior to completion;
risks related to foreign, federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and the costs associated therewith;
risks associated with international sales and operations, including our operations in the People’s Republic of China;
our ability to adequately protect our intellectual property from third‑party infringement;
risks related to our substantial indebtedness;
our need for a significant amount of cash, which depends on many factors beyond our control; and
other risks and uncertainties, including those listed under Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, as filed with the SEC on November 20, 2020, and in other filings we may make from time to time with the SEC.
Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward‑looking statements. The forward‑looking statements contained in this Report are not guarantees of future performance and our actual results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which we operate, may differ materially from the forward‑looking statements contained in this Report. In addition, even if our results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and events in the industry in which we operate, are consistent with the forward‑looking statements contained in this Report, they may not be predictive of results or developments in future periods.
Any forward‑looking statement that we make in this Report speaks only as of the date of such statement. Except as required by law, we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise, or to publicly announce any update or revision to, any of the forward‑looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date of this Report.

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Part I - Financial Information

Item 1. Financial Statements

INDEX TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
ASSETS
Current assets$664,060 $695,712 
Cash and cash equivalents141,524 193,001 
Receivables, net246,619 260,479 
Inventories, net161,228 142,379 
Contract assets69,343 80,759 
Prepaid and other current assets43,444 18,715 
Income tax receivable1,902 379 
Property, plant, and equipment, net372,399 364,461 
Goodwill409,756 397,205 
Intangible assets, net297,674 309,967 
Deferred income taxes, net of valuation allowance1,710 3,639 
Operating lease right-of-use assets, net47,307 45,965 
Other non‑current assets50,252 27,509 
Total assets$1,843,158 $1,844,458 
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current liabilities$370,703 $349,555 
Accounts payable144,426 153,890 
Current portion of debt, net of deferred financing fees and discounts11,474 14,339 
Contract liabilities36,915 26,259 
Product warranties8,063 6,115 
Accrued expenses and other liabilities165,127 143,389 
Income tax payable4,698 5,563 
Non‑current liabilities$927,276 $1,012,840 
Long-term debt, net of deferred financing fees and discounts778,170 861,695 
Product warranties2,629 1,724 
Obligation under operating leases38,541 37,796 
Other non‑current liabilities95,924 98,456 
Deferred income taxes12,012 13,169 
Total liabilities$1,297,979 $1,362,395 
Commitments and Contingent Liabilities (Note 19)00
Shareholders’ equity
Common stock, par value $0.01: authorized 1,000,000 shares; issued 121,837 shares, outstanding 120,173 at June 30, 2021; issued 119,486 shares, outstanding 117,291 at September 30, 2020$1,219 $1,189 
Treasury stock: 1,664 shares at June 30, 2021 and 2,195 shares at September 30, 2020(2,837)(2,837)
Additional paid-in capital573,892 564,928 
Retained deficit(38,040)(62,664)
Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax9,342 (20,472)
Total Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. equity$543,576 $480,144 
Non-controlling interest1,603 1,919 
Total shareholders’ equity$545,179 $482,063 
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity$1,843,158 $1,844,458 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements
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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except per share data)
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Revenue from product sales$218,427 $207,575 $600,908 $610,104 
Revenue from services151,254 140,252 437,530 435,491 
Revenue from product sales and services$369,681 $347,827 $1,038,438 $1,045,595 
Cost of product sales(152,591)(143,457)(428,173)(428,069)
Cost of services(100,061)(94,136)(291,972)(290,371)
Cost of product sales and services$(252,652)$(237,593)$(720,145)$(718,440)
Gross profit$117,029 $110,234 $318,293 $327,155 
General and administrative expense(50,837)(44,867)(146,048)(152,767)
Sales and marketing expense(35,871)(29,855)(103,629)(101,845)
Research and development expense(3,413)(2,782)(9,929)(9,655)
Total operating expenses$(90,121)$(77,504)$(259,606)$(264,267)
Other operating income1,662 621 2,653 61,859 
Other operating expense(260)(285)(618)(834)
Income before interest expense and income taxes$28,310 $33,066 $60,722 $123,913 
Interest expense(11,224)(10,485)(28,292)(37,320)
Income before income taxes$17,086 $22,581 $32,430 $86,593 
Income tax expense(3,887)(740)(7,672)(3,336)
Net income$13,199 $21,841 $24,758 $83,257 
Net income attributable to non‑controlling interest44 457 134 916 
Net income attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.$13,155 $21,384 $24,624 $82,341 
Basic income per common share$0.11 $0.18 $0.21 $0.71 
Diluted income per common share$0.11 $0.18 $0.20 $0.68 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements

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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss)
(In thousands)
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Net income$13,199 $21,841 $24,758 $83,257 
Other comprehensive income (loss)
Foreign currency translation adjustments591 1,366 22,605 (5,301)
Unrealized derivative (loss) gain on cash flow hedges, net of tax(3,524)(3,314)6,569 (3,525)
Change in pension liability, net of tax266 235 640 706 
Total other comprehensive (loss) income$(2,667)$(1,713)$29,814 $(8,120)
Less: Comprehensive income attributable to non‑controlling interest(44)(457)(134)(916)
Comprehensive income attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.$10,488 $19,671 $54,438 $74,221 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements

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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Changes in Equity
(In thousands)
Common StockTreasury StockAdditional
Paid‑in
Capital
Retained
Deficit
Accumulated
Other Comprehensive (Loss) Income
Non‑controlling
Interest
Total
SharesCostSharesCost
Balance at September 30, 2020119,486 $1,189 2,195 $(2,837)$564,928 $(62,664)$(20,472)$1,919 $482,063 
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 3,019 — — — $3,019 
Issuance of common stock, net1,264 13 — 14,250 — — — $14,263 
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (250)$(250)
Net income— — — — — 6,433 — 44 $6,477 
Other comprehensive loss— — — — — — (3,611)— $(3,611)
Balance at December 31, 2020120,750 $1,202 2,196 $(2,837)$582,197 $(56,231)$(24,083)$1,713 $501,961 
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 3,214 — — — $3,214 
Issuance of common stock, net692 13 (532)— (21,377)— — — $(21,364)
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (100)$(100)
Net income— — — — — 5,036 — 46 $5,082 
Other comprehensive income— — — — — — 36,092 — $36,092 
Balance at March 31, 2021121,442 $1,215 1,664 $(2,837)$564,034 $(51,195)$12,009 $1,659 $524,885 
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 4,228 — — — $4,228 
Issuance of common stock, net395 — 5,630 — — — $5,634 
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (100)$(100)
Net income— — — — — 13,155 — 44 $13,199 
Other comprehensive loss— — — — — — (2,667)— $(2,667)
Balance at June 30, 2021121,837 $1,219 1,664 $(2,837)$573,892 $(38,040)$9,342 $1,603 $545,179 
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Common StockTreasury StockAdditional
Paid‑in
Capital
Retained
Deficit
Accumulated
Other Comprehensive (Loss) Income
Non‑controlling
Interest
Total
SharesCostSharesCost
Balance at September 30, 2019116,008 $1,154 1,664 $(2,837)$552,422 $(174,976)$(13,004)$3,063 $365,822 
Cumulative effect of adoption of new accounting standards— — — — — (2,023)— — $(2,023)
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 3,680 — — — $3,680 
Issuance of common stock, net1,645 16 419 — 4,030 — — — $4,046 
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (1,250)$(1,250)
Divestiture of Memcor product line— — — — (16,895)— — — $(16,895)
Net income— — — — — 53,145 — 361 $53,506 
Other comprehensive income— — — — — — 8,244 — $8,244 
Balance at December 31, 2019117,653 $1,170 2,083 $(2,837)$543,237 $(123,854)$(4,760)$2,174 $415,130 
Cumulative effect of adoption of new accounting standards— — — — — 686 — — $686 
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 2,304 — — — $2,304 
Issuance of common stock, net1,417 15 111 — 11,309 — — — $11,324 
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (200)$(200)
Net income— — — — — 7,812 — 98 $7,910 
Other comprehensive loss— — — — — — (14,651)— $(14,651)
Balance at March 31, 2020119,070 $1,185 2,194 $(2,837)$556,850 $(115,356)$(19,411)$2,072 $422,503 
Equity based compensation expense— — — — 2,520 — — — $2,520 
Issuance of common stock, net322 — 2,577 — — — $2,579 
Dividends paid to non-controlling interest— — — — — — — (400)$(400)
Net income— — — — — 21,384 — 457 $21,841 
Other comprehensive loss— — — — — — (1,713)— $(1,713)
Balance at June 30, 2020119,392 $1,187 2,195 $(2,837)$561,947 $(93,972)$(21,124)$2,129 $447,330 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements

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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Changes in Cash Flows
(In thousands)
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
20212020
Operating activities
Net income$24,758 $83,257 
Reconciliation of net income to cash flows provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization83,707 80,056 
Amortization of deferred financing fees (includes $1,333 and $1,795 write off of deferred financing fees)2,814 3,504 
Deferred income taxes994 (1,422)
Share-based compensation10,461 8,504 
Loss on sale of property, plant and equipment2,456 767 
Loss (gain) on sale of business193 (68,051)
Foreign currency exchange gains on intercompany loans and other non-cash items(4,628)(2,438)
Changes in assets and liabilities
Accounts receivable18,931 8,685 
Inventories(18,261)(25,523)
Contract assets12,059 (1,486)
Prepaids and other current assets(21,869)1,359 
Accounts payable(10,587)8,938 
Accrued expenses and other liabilities23,065 (1,738)
Contract liabilities9,337 (7,893)
Income taxes(2,489)1,620 
Other non‑current assets and liabilities(28,083)12,528 
Net cash provided by operating activities102,858 100,667 
Investing activities
Purchase of property, plant and equipment(54,147)(65,924)
Purchase of intangibles(1,206)(708)
Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment1,108 379 
Proceeds from sale of business, net of cash of $0 and $12,117897 118,894 
Acquisitions(21,059)(10,884)
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities(74,407)41,757 
Financing activities
Issuance of debt, net of deferred issuance costs747,877 12,859 
Borrowings under credit facility2,597 
Repayment of debt(837,082)(113,572)
Repayment of finance lease obligation(10,173)(9,988)
Payment of earn-out related to previous acquisitions(175)
Proceeds from issuance of common stock18,096 9,596 
Taxes paid related to net share settlements of share-based compensation awards(1,315)(9,828)
Distribution to non‑controlling interest(450)(1,850)
Net cash used in financing activities(83,047)(110,361)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash3,119 793 
Change in cash and cash equivalents(51,477)32,856 
Cash and cash equivalents
Beginning of period193,001 109,881 
End of period$141,524 $142,737 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements
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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Unaudited Supplemental Disclosure of Cash Flow Information
(In thousands)
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
20212020
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information
Cash paid for taxes$7,536 $3,865 
Cash paid for interest$20,643 $31,200 
Non‑cash investing and financing activities
Finance lease transactions$12,300 $8,401 
Operating lease transactions$11,699 $12,085 
Purchase Right$$7,167 
See accompanying notes to these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements
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Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.
Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements
(In thousands, except per share data)
1. Description of the Company and Basis of Presentation
Background
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (referred to herein as the “Company” or “EWT”) is a holding company and does not conduct any business operations of its own. The Company was incorporated on October 7, 2013. On January 15, 2014, the Company acquired, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, EWT Holdings II Corp. (“EWT II”) and EWT Holdings III Corp. (“EWT III”), Siemens Water Technologies, a group of legal entities formerly owned by Siemens AG (“Siemens”). The stock purchase closed on January 15, 2014 and was effective January 16, 2014 (the “Acquisition”). On November 6, 2017, the Company completed its initial public offering (“IPO”).
On December 4, 2020, the Company completed a secondary public offering, pursuant to which 12,000 shares of common stock were sold by certain selling shareholders. On February 11, 2021, the Company completed an additional secondary public offering, pursuant to which 16,383 shares of common stock were sold by certain selling shareholders. Upon completion of these offerings, AEA Investors LP disposed of all of their shares of the Company’s common stock. The Company did not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling shareholders in either of these secondary public offerings.
The Business
EWT provides a wide range of product brands and advanced water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies, as well as mobile and emergency water supply solutions and service contract options through its branch network. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, EWT is a multinational corporation with operations in the United States (“U.S.”), Canada, the United Kingdom (“UK”), the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, the People’s Republic of China, Singapore, the Republic of Korea and India.
The Company is organizationally structured into 2 reportable operating segments for the purpose of making operational decisions and assessing financial performance: (i) Integrated Solutions and Services and (ii) Applied Product Technologies.
Basis of Presentation
The accompanying Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the U.S. (“GAAP”). All intercompany transactions have been eliminated. Unless otherwise specified, all dollar and share amounts in these notes are referred to in thousands.
The interim Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements have been prepared pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Certain information and note disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP have been condensed or omitted pursuant to such SEC rules. We believe that the disclosures made are adequate to make the information presented not misleading. In our opinion, all adjustments considered necessary for a fair presentation of the financial statements have been included, and all adjustments are of a normal and recurring nature. We consistently applied the accounting policies described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, as filed with the SEC on November 20, 2020 (“2020 Annual Report”), in preparing these Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements, with the exception of accounting standard updates described in Note 2, “Recent Accounting Pronouncements.” These Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements should be read in conjunction with the audited financial statements and the notes included in our 2020 Annual Report. Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current period presentation.
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Correction of Immaterial Errors
During the quarter ended March 31, 2021, the Company identified errors related to the reporting of tax remittances associated with certain equity awards, resulting in a classification error of $18,669 between additional paid in capital and accumulated other comprehensive loss. Management recorded the correction to additional paid in capital and accumulated other comprehensive balances during the quarter ended March 31, 2021. Management considered both the quantitative and qualitative factors within the provisions of SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 99, Materiality, and Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108, Considering the Effects of Prior Year Misstatements when Quantifying Misstatements in Current Year Financial Statements. Based on evaluation of the errors, management has concluded that the prior period errors were immaterial to the previously issued financial statements. As a result of that classification error, management also identified a second, related immaterial classification error for the understatement of net cash provided by operating cash flows of $18,669 and an overstatement of net cash provided by financing activities of $18,669 for the period from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. The Company has elected to voluntarily correct the identified immaterial classification error in the prior period Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Changes to Cash Flows to enhance comparability. In doing so, balances in the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Changes to Cash Flows included in this Form 10-Q have been adjusted to reflect the voluntary immaterial classification error correction of $18,182 between financing and operating in the prior period. Future filings that include prior periods will be corrected, as needed, when filed.
The correction of the above classification errors did not have any effect on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations in any of the periods previously presented.
2. Recent Accounting Pronouncements
Accounting Pronouncements Not Yet Adopted
In March 2020, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) issued Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) 2020-04, Reference Rate Reform (Topic 848): Facilitation of the Effects of Reference Rate Reform on Financial Reporting (“ASU 2020-04”), which was amended by the subsequent issuance in January 2021 of ASU 2021-01, Reference Rate Reform (Topic 848): Scope (“ASU 2021-01”). ASU 2020-04 became effective immediately and expires on December 21, 2022. ASU 2020-04 allows eligible contracts that are modified to be accounted for as a continuation of those contracts, permits companies to preserve their hedging accounting during the transition period and enables companies to make a one-time election to transfer or sell held-to-maturity debt securities that are affected by rate reform. ASU 2021-01 provides optional expedients and exceptions for contracts, hedging relationships and other transactions that reference the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) or another reference rate expected to be discontinued because of reference rate reform, if certain criteria are met. The Company is currently assessing the impact of the adoption of ASU 2020-04 and ASU 2021-01 on the Company’s Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements and related disclosures.
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Accounting Pronouncements Recently Adopted
The Company adopted ASU 2016-13, Financial Instruments—Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments on October 1, 2020 (“ASU 2016-13”). ASU 2016-13 requires entities to use a new forward-looking “expected loss” model that reflects expected credit losses, including credit losses related to trade receivables, and requires consideration of a broader range of reasonable and supportable information to inform credit loss estimates, which generally will result in the earlier recognition of allowances for losses. The Company adopted ASU 2016-13 using a modified retrospective approach and determined that there was no cumulative-effect adjustment to its beginning Retained deficit on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. The adoption of this standard did not have a material impact on the Company’s Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements. See Note 7, “Accounts Receivable” for further details and related disclosures.
The following accounting pronouncements were adopted by the Company on October 1, 2020, and the adoptions did not have a material impact on the Company’s Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements or disclosures:
Accounting Standards Updates
ASU 2020-03, Codification Improvements to Financial Instruments
ASU 2018-19, Codification Improvements to Topic 326, Financial Instruments—Credit Losses
ASU 2018-18, Collaborative Arrangements (Topic 808) Clarifying the Interaction between Topic 808 and Topic 606
ASU 2018-13, Fair Value Measurement (Subtopic 820): Disclosure Framework—Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement
3. Variable Interest Entities
Treated Water Outsourcing (“TWO”) is a joint venture between the Company and Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, in which the Company holds a 50% partnership interest. The Company is obligated to absorb all risk of loss up to 100% of the joint venture partner’s equity. As such, the Company fully consolidates TWO as a variable interest entity (“VIE”) under ASC Topic No. 810, Consolidation. The Company has not provided, and is not contractually required to provide, additional financial support to this entity, and the Company does not have the ability to use the assets of TWO to settle obligations of the Company’s other subsidiaries.
The following provides a summary of TWO’s balance sheet as of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, and summarized financial information for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020.
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Current assets (includes cash of $1,580 and $2,088)$3,529 $4,016 
Property, plant and equipment963 1,145 
Goodwill2,206 2,206 
Total liabilities(1,287)(1,324)
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Total revenue$843 $1,328 $2,511 $5,180 
Total operating expenses(748)(803)(2,217)(3,847)
Income from operations$95 $525 $294 $1,333 
On October 1, 2019, the Company acquired a 60% investment position in San Diego-based Frontier Water Systems, LLC (“Frontier”). The Frontier acquisition is a VIE because it has insufficient equity to finance its activities due to key assets being assigned to the Company upon acquisition.  The Company is the primary beneficiary of Frontier because the Company has the power to direct the activities that most significantly affect Frontier’s economic performance.
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In addition, the Company entered into an agreement to purchase the remaining 40% interest in Frontier on or prior to March 30, 2024. This agreement (a) gave holders of the remaining 40% interest in Frontier (the “Minority Owners”) the right to sell to Evoqua up to approximately 10% of the outstanding equity in Frontier at a predetermined price, which right was exercisable by the Minority Owners between January 1, 2021 and February 28, 2021 (the “Option”), and (b) obligates the Company to purchase and the Minority Owners to sell all of the Minority Owners’ remaining interest in Frontier at the fair market value at the time of sale on or prior to March 30, 2024 (the “Purchase Right”). The Purchase Right may be exercised early by the Minority Owners. The agreement to purchase the remaining interest was determined to be financing due to the mandatory Purchase Right, as per ASC Topic 480, Distinguishing Liabilities From Equity, and as such, the Company recognized a liability for the remaining 40% interest. The Minority Owners exercised the Option, and on April 8, 2021, the Company completed the purchase of an additional 8% of the outstanding equity in Frontier for approximately $1,490. As a result, the Company’s ownership position in Frontier increased to 68%.
Additionally, the Company fully consolidates Frontier as a VIE under ASC Topic No. 810, Consolidation.
The following provides a summary of Frontier’s balance sheet as of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, and summarized financial information for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020.
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Current assets (includes cash of $2,947 and $1,675)$10,034 $4,024 
Property, plant and equipment2,974 3,159 
Goodwill1,798 1,798 
Intangible assets, net8,678 9,918 
Total liabilities(9,039)(3,692)
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Total revenue$4,945 $1,411 $7,793 $4,134 
Total operating expenses(4,448)(2,003)(8,587)(6,304)
Income (loss) from operations$497 $(592)$(794)$(2,170)
4. Acquisitions and Divestitures
Acquisitions support the Company’s strategy of delivering a broad solutions portfolio with robust technology across multiple geographies and end markets. The Company continues to evaluate potential strategic acquisitions of businesses, assets and product lines and believes that capex-like, tuck-in acquisitions present a key opportunity within its overall growth strategy.
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On April 1, 2021, the Company acquired the assets of Water Consulting Specialists, Inc. (“WCSI”) for $12,025 cash paid at closing. In addition, the Company recorded a liability of $761 associated with an earn-out related to the WCSI acquisition, which is included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. WCSI is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and service of industrial high-purity water treatment systems. The acquisition strengthens the Company’s portfolio of high-purity water treatment systems and provides the opportunity to further expand its digitally enabled solutions and services in key industrial markets. WCSI is a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred approximately $117 in acquisition costs, which are included in General and administrative expense on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations.
The Company has not finalized the valuations of the acquired assets, assumed liabilities, and identifiable intangible assets, including goodwill. The preliminary opening balance sheet for WCSI is summarized as follows:
Current assets$1,813 
Property, plant and equipment221 
Goodwill4,361 
Intangible assets, net7,336 
Other non-current assets86 
Total assets acquired13,817 
Liabilities assumed(1,792)
Net assets acquired$12,025 
On December 17, 2020, the Company acquired the industrial water business of Ultrapure & Industrial Services, LLC (“Ultrapure”) for $8,743 cash paid at closing. On April 1, 2021, the Company paid an additional $290 as a result of net working capital adjustments. Ultrapure, based out of Texas, provides customers across multiple end markets with a variety of water treatment products and services, including service deionization, reverse osmosis, UV, and ozonation. Ultrapure will strengthen the Company’s service capabilities in the Houston and Dallas markets and is a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred approximately $230 in acquisition costs, which are included in General and administrative expense on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations.
The Company has not finalized the valuations of the acquired assets, assumed liabilities and identifiable intangible assets, including goodwill. The preliminary opening balance sheet for Ultrapure is summarized as follows:
Current assets$2,366 
Property, plant and equipment963 
Goodwill2,836 
Intangible assets, net3,751 
Other non-current assets21 
Total assets acquired9,937 
Liabilities assumed(904)
Net assets acquired$9,033 
On March 1, 2021, the Company completed the divestiture of the Lange containment system, geomembrane and geosynthetic liner product line (the “Lange Product Line”) for $897 in cash at closing. The Lange Product Line was a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company recognized a loss of $193 on the divestiture.
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5. Revenue
Revenue Recognition
The Company recognizes sales of products and services based on the five-step analysis of transactions as provided in ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) (“Topic 606”). For all contracts with customers, the Company first identifies the contract which usually is established when the customer’s purchase order is accepted or acknowledged. Next, the Company identifies the performance obligations in the contract. A performance obligation is a promise in a contract to transfer a distinct good or service to the customer. The Company then determines the transaction price in the arrangement and allocates the transaction price to each performance obligation identified in the contract. The Company’s allocation of the transaction price to the performance obligations is based on the relative standalone selling prices for the goods and services contained in a particular performance obligation. The transaction price is adjusted for the Company’s estimate of variable consideration, which may include discounts if the Company would fail to meet certain performance requirements, volume discounts or early payment discounts. To estimate variable consideration, the Company utilizes historical experience and known terms. Variable consideration in contracts for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 was insignificant.
For sales of aftermarket parts or products with a low level of customization and engineering time, the Company recognizes revenue at the time risks and rewards of ownership pass, which is generally when products are shipped or delivered to the customer as the Company has no obligation for installation. The Company considers shipping and handling services to be fulfillment activities and as such they do not represent separate performance obligations for revenue recognition. Sales of service arrangements are recognized as the services are performed.
For certain arrangements where there is significant customization to the product and for long-term construction-type sales contracts, revenue may be recognized over time. In these instances, revenue is recognized using a measure of progress that applies an input method based on costs incurred in relation to total estimated costs. These arrangements include large capital water treatment projects, and systems and solutions for municipal and industrial applications. The nature of the contracts is generally fixed price with milestone billings. In order for revenue to be recognized over a period of time, the product must have no alternative use and the Company must have an enforceable right to payment for the performance completed to date, including a normal profit margin, in the event of termination for convenience. If these two criteria are not met, revenue from these contracts will not be recognized until construction is complete. Contract revenue and cost estimates are reviewed and revised quarterly at a minimum and the cumulative effect of such adjustments are recognized in current operations. The amount of such adjustments has not been material.
The Company has made accounting policy elections to exclude all taxes by governmental authorities from the measurement of the transaction price and that long-term construction-type sales contracts, or those contracts for products with significant customization that the total contract price is less than $100, will be recorded at the point in time when the construction is complete.
Performance Obligations

The Company elects to apply the practical expedient to exclude from this disclosure revenue related to performance obligations if the product has an alternative use and the Company does not have an enforceable right to payment for the performance completed to date, including a normal profit margin, in the event of termination for convenience. The Company maintains a backlog of confirmed orders, which totaled approximately $250,887 at June 30, 2021. This backlog represents the aggregate amount of the transaction price allocated to performance obligations that were unsatisfied or partially unsatisfied as of the end of the reporting period. The Company estimates that the majority of these performance obligations will be satisfied within the next twelve to twenty-four months.
The recording of assets recognized from the costs to obtain and fulfill customer contracts primarily relates to the deferral of sales commissions. The Company’s costs incurred to obtain or fulfill a contract with a customer are classified
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as non-current assets and amortized to expense over the period of benefit of the related revenue. These costs are recorded within Cost of product sales and services. The amount of contract costs was insignificant at June 30, 2021.
The Company offers standard warranties that generally do not represent a separate performance obligation. In certain instances, a warranty is obtained separately from the original equipment sale or the warranty provides incremental services and as such is treated as a separate performance obligation.
Disaggregation of Revenue
In accordance with Topic 606, the Company disaggregates revenue from contracts with customers into source of revenue, reportable operating segment and geographical regions. The Company determined that disaggregating revenue into these categories meets the disclosure objective in Topic 606, which is to depict how the nature, amount, timing, and uncertainty of revenue and cash flows are affected by economic factors.
Information regarding the source of revenue:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Revenue from contracts with customers recognized under Topic 606$320,218 $310,525 $903,325 $934,121 
Other (1)49,463 37,302 135,113 111,474 
Total$369,681 $347,827 $1,038,438 $1,045,595 
(1)     Other revenue relates to revenue recognized pursuant to ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), primarily attributable to long term rentals.
Information regarding revenue disaggregated by source of revenue and segment is as follows:

Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020
Integrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesTotalIntegrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesTotal
Revenue from capital projects$63,336 $92,692 $156,028 $64,692 $85,654 $150,346 
Revenue from aftermarket31,852 30,547 62,399 29,143 28,086 57,229 
Revenue from service144,499 6,755 151,254 134,876 5,376 140,252 
Total$239,687 $129,994 $369,681 $228,711 $119,116 $347,827 

Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020
Integrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesTotalIntegrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesTotal
Revenue from capital projects$166,055 $259,877 $425,932 $185,404 $235,794 $421,198 
Revenue from aftermarket91,499 83,477 174,976 90,717 98,189 188,906 
Revenue from service420,984 16,546 437,530 418,613 16,878 435,491 
Total$678,538 $359,900 $1,038,438 $694,734 $350,861 $1,045,595 
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Information regarding revenue disaggregated by geographic area is as follows:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
United States$291,113 $285,077 $829,925 $853,067 
Asia31,987 19,806 81,568 51,268 
Europe28,749 23,413 81,561 79,906 
Canada14,210 16,536 36,025 50,418 
Australia3,622 2,995 9,359 10,936 
Total$369,681 $347,827 $1,038,438 $1,045,595 
Contract Balances
The Company performs its obligations under a contract with a customer by transferring products and/or services in exchange for consideration from the customer. The Company receives payments from customers based on a billing schedule as established in its contracts.
Contract assets relate to costs incurred to perform in advance of scheduled billings. Contract liabilities relate to payments received in advance of performance under the contracts. Change in contract assets and liabilities are due to the Company’s performance under the contract.
The tables below provide a roll-forward of contract assets and contract liabilities balances for the periods presented:
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
Contract assets (a)20212020
Balance at beginning of period$80,759 $73,467 
Recognized in current period232,750 255,623 
Reclassified to accounts receivable(244,766)(253,199)
Amounts related to sale of the Memcor product line2,710 
Foreign currency600 (1,011)
Balance at end of period$69,343 $77,590 
(a)     Excludes receivable balances which are disclosed on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
Contract Liabilities20212020
Balance at beginning of period$26,259 $39,051 
Recognized in current period245,049 241,468 
Amounts in beginning balance reclassified to revenue(18,496)(37,508)
Current period amounts reclassified to revenue(216,972)(210,985)
Amounts related to sale of the Memcor product line(700)
Foreign currency1,075 (485)
Balance at end of period$36,915 $30,841 
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6. Fair Value Measurements
As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, the fair values of cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable, and accounts payable approximate carrying values due to the short maturity of these items.
The Company measures the fair value of pension plan assets and liabilities, deferred compensation plan assets and liabilities on a recurring basis pursuant to ASC Topic No. 820, Fair Value Measurement. ASC Topic No. 820 establishes a three‑tier fair value hierarchy, which prioritizes the inputs used in measuring fair value. These tiers include:
Level 1: Quoted prices for identical instruments in active markets.
Level 2: Quoted prices for similar instruments in active markets; quoted prices for identical or similar instruments in markets that are not active; and model‑derived valuations whose inputs are observable or whose significant value driver is observable.
Level 3: Unobservable inputs in which little or no market data is available, therefore requiring an entity to develop its own assumptions.
The following table presents the Company’s financial assets and liabilities at fair value. The fair values related to the pension plan assets are determined using net asset value (“NAV”) as a practical expedient, or by information categorized in the fair value hierarchy level based on the inputs used to determine fair value. The reported carrying amounts of deferred compensation plan assets and liabilities and debt approximate their fair values. The Company uses interest rates and other relevant information generated by market transactions involving similar instruments to fair value these assets and liabilities, therefore all are classified as Level 2 within the valuation hierarchy.
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Net Asset ValueQuoted Market
Prices in Active
Markets (Level 1)
Significant Other
Observable Inputs
(Level 2)
Significant
Unobservable Inputs
(Level 3)
As of June 30, 2021
Assets:
Pension plan
Cash$— $448 $— $— 
Global Multi-Asset Fund15,303 — — — 
Government Securities2,557 — — — 
Liability Driven Investment5,930 — — — 
Guernsey Unit Trust2,381 — — — 
Global Absolute Return2,275 — — — 
Deferred compensation plan assets
Cash— 1,240 — — 
Mutual Funds— 17,964 — — 
Interest rate swaps— — 2,443 — 
Foreign currency forward contracts— — 59 — 
Liabilities:
Pension plan— — (48,524)— 
Deferred compensation plan liabilities— — (23,980)— 
Long‑term debt— — (799,922)— 
Interest rate swap— — (376)— 
Foreign currency forward contracts— — (120)— 
Commodity swaps(16)
Earn-outs related to acquisitions— — — (1,056)
Purchase Right— — — (6,249)
As of September 30, 2020
Assets:
Pension plan
Cash$— $15,061 $— $— 
Government Securities4,924 — — — 
Liability Driven Investment3,604 — — — 
Guernsey Unit Trust1,881 — — — 
Global Absolute Return2,060 — — — 
Deferred compensation plan assets
Trust Assets— 55 — — 
Insurance— — 19,804 — 
Foreign currency forward contracts— — 140 — 
Liabilities:
Pension plan— — (47,389)— 
Deferred compensation plan liabilities— — (21,439)— 
Long‑term debt— — (872,441)— 
Interest rate swap— — (4,669)— 
Foreign currency forward contracts— — (47)— 
Earn-outs related to acquisitions— — — (295)
Option and Purchase Right— — — (7,739)
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The pension plan assets and liabilities and deferred compensation plan assets and liabilities are included in Other non‑current assets and Other non‑current liabilities at June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020. The unrealized gain on mutual funds was $532 at June 30, 2021.
The Company records contingent consideration arrangements at fair value on a recurring basis, and the associated balances presented as of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020 are earn-outs related to acquisitions. The fair value of earn-outs related to acquisitions is based on significant unobservable inputs including the achievement of certain performance metrics. Significant changes in these inputs would result in corresponding increases or decreases in the fair value of the earn-out each period until the related contingency has been resolved. Changes in the fair value of the contingent consideration obligations can result from adjustments in the probability of achieving future development steps, sales targets and profitability and are recorded in General and administrative expenses in the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations. During the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company recorded a liability of $761 associated with an earn-out related to the WCSI acquisition, which is included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. There were no other changes in the fair value of earn-outs related to acquisitions. As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, earn-outs related to acquisitions totaled $1,056 and are included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
Pursuant to the acquisition of Frontier, the Company recorded a liability for the Option and Purchase Right to purchase the remaining 40% interest. The fair value of these options is based upon significant unobservable inputs including future earnings and other market factors. Significant changes in these inputs would result in corresponding increases or decreases in the fair value of these options each period until the purchase of the remaining interest has occurred. Changes in the fair value can result from earnings achieved over the passage of time and will be recorded in Interest expense in the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations. There were no changes in the fair value of the Option and Purchase Right recorded during the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021. The Minority Owners exercised the Option, and on April 8, 2021 the Company completed the purchase of an additional 8% of the outstanding equity in Frontier for approximately $1,490. As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, $6,249 and $7,739, respectively, is included in Other non‑current liabilities related to the Purchase Right on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
7. Accounts Receivable
All trade receivables are reported on the Consolidated Balance Sheets at the outstanding principal amount adjusted for any allowance for credit losses and any charge offs. The Company provides an allowance for credit losses to reduce trade receivables to their estimated net realizable value equal to the amount that is expected to be collected. This allowance is estimated based on historical collection experience, the aging of receivables, specific current and expected future macro-economic and market conditions, and assessments of the current creditworthiness and economic status of customers. The Company considers a receivable delinquent if it is unpaid after the term of the related invoice has expired. Write‑offs are recorded at the time all collection efforts have been exhausted. The Company reviews its allowance for credit losses on a quarterly basis.
Accounts receivable are summarized as follows:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Accounts receivable$250,608 $264,536 
Allowance for credit losses(3,989)(4,057)
Receivables, net$246,619 $260,479 
The movement in the allowance for credit losses was as follows for the nine months ended June 30, 2021:
Balance at September 30, 2020$(4,057)
Charged to costs and expenses(460)
Write-offs562 
Foreign currency and other(34)
Balance at June 30, 2021$(3,989)
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8. Inventories
The major classes of Inventories, net are as follows:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Raw materials and supplies$85,671 $78,319 
Work in progress19,489 15,654 
Finished goods and products held for resale63,493 56,435 
Costs of unbilled projects3,789 3,438 
Reserves for excess and obsolete(11,214)(11,467)
Inventories, net$161,228 $142,379 
9. Property, Plant, and Equipment
Property, plant, and equipment consists of the following:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Machinery and equipment$386,458 $357,650 
Rental equipment238,953 221,953 
Land and buildings70,591 70,245 
Construction in process53,975 48,325 
749,977 698,173 
Less: accumulated depreciation(377,578)(333,712)
$372,399 $364,461 
The Company entered into secured financing agreements that require providing a security interest in specified equipment. As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, the gross and net amounts of those assets are as follows:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
GrossNetGrossNet
Machinery and equipment$71,012 $55,956 $63,305 $52,620 
Construction in process22,760 22,760 8,098 8,098 
$93,772 $78,716 $71,403 $60,718 
Depreciation expense and maintenance and repairs expense for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 were as follows:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Depreciation expense$19,170 $18,992 $56,450 $54,480 
Maintenance and repair expense4,603 4,601 14,565 15,915 
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10. Goodwill
Changes in the carrying amount of goodwill are as follows:
Integrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesTotal
Balance at September 30, 2020$224,381 $172,824 $397,205 
Business combinations and divestitures10,349 10,349 
Measurement period adjustment(3,194)(3,194)
Foreign currency translation3,232 2,164 5,396 
Balance at June 30, 2021$234,768 $174,988 $409,756 
As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, $159,620 and $153,004, respectively, of goodwill was deductible for tax purposes.
11. Debt
Long‑term debt consists of the following:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
2021 Term Loan, due April 1, 2028 (1)$475,000 $
2021 Revolving Credit Facility, due April 1, 2026 (1)95,000 
2014 Term Loan, due December 20, 2024 (1)819,276 
2014 Revolving Credit Facility (1)
Securitization Facility, due April 1, 2024148,151 
Equipment Financing, due September 30, 2023 to July 5, 2029, interest rates ranging from 3.13% to 8.07%83,255 63,918 
Notes Payable, due July 31, 2023455 611 
Mortgage (2)1,665 
Total debt801,861 885,470 
Less unamortized deferred financing fees(12,217)(9,436)
Total net debt789,644 876,034 
Less current portion(11,474)(14,339)
Total long‑term debt$778,170 $861,695 
(1)On April 1, 2021, the Company paid off the outstanding balance of the 2014 Term Loan (as defined below) and entered into the 2021 Credit Agreement (as defined below).
(2)In November 2020, the Company paid off the outstanding balance of the mortgage due June 30, 2028.
2014 Credit Agreement
On January 15, 2014, EWT III entered into a First Lien Credit Agreement (as modified, amended or supplemented from time to time, the “2014 Credit Agreement”) and a Second Lien Credit Agreement among EWT III, EWT II, the lenders party thereto and Credit Suisse AG as administrative agent and collateral agent. The term loans outstanding under the Second Lien Credit Agreement were prepaid on October 28, 2016. The 2014 Credit Agreement also made available to the Company a revolving credit facility (the “ 2014 Revolving Credit Facility”) of up to $125,000, with a letter of credit sublimit of up to $45,000. The term loan outstanding under the 2014 Credit Agreement (the “2014 Term Loan”) was scheduled to mature on December 20, 2024, and the 2014 Revolving Credit Facility was scheduled to mature on December 20, 2022. As described below, on April 1, 2021, we completed a refinancing of the outstanding 2014 Term Loan and terminated the 2014 Credit Agreement.
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2021 Credit Agreement
On April 1, 2021, EWT III entered into a Credit Agreement (the “2021 Credit Agreement”) among EWT III, as borrower, EWT II, as parent guarantor, the lenders from time to time party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and collateral agent, and ING Capital, LLC, as sustainability coordinator. The 2021 Credit Agreement provides for a multi-currency senior secured revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the U.S. dollar equivalent of $350,000 (the “2021 Revolving Credit Facility”) and a discounted senior secured term (the “2021 Term Loan”) in the amount of $475,000 (together with the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, the “Senior Facilities”). The 2021 Credit Agreement also provides for a letter of credit sub-facility not to exceed $60,000. The Senior Facilities are guaranteed by EWT II and certain existing and future direct or indirect wholly-owned domestic subsidiaries of EWT III (together with EWT III, collectively, the “Loan Parties”), and collateralized by a first lien on substantially all of the assets of the Loan Parties, with certain exceptions. In connection with entering into the 2021 Credit Agreement, on April 1, 2021, EWT III repaid all outstanding indebtedness under the 2014 Credit Agreement and terminated that facility.

The 2021 Credit Agreement contains customary representations, warranties, affirmative covenants, and negative covenants, each substantially similar to those included in the 2014 Credit Agreement, including, among other things, a springing maximum first lien leverage ratio of 5.55 to 1.00. The Company did not exceed this ratio during the three months ended June 30, 2021, does not anticipate exceeding this ratio during the year ending September 30, 2021, and therefore does not anticipate any additional repayments during the year ending September 30, 2021. In addition, the Company did not exceed this ratio as noted in the 2014 Credit Agreement during the six months ended March 31, 2021.
With respect to the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, EWT III is required to pay a commitment fee based on the daily unused portion of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, as well as certain other fees to the agents and the arrangers under the Senior Facilities. Amounts outstanding under the Senior Facilities, at EWT III’s option, bear interest at either (i) a Base Rate determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, (ii) with respect to any amounts denominated in U.S. dollars or Sterling, LIBOR, or replacement thereof, as determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, or (iii) with respect to amounts denominated in Euros, the EURIBOR, or replacement thereof, as determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement. In the case of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, an applicable margin based on the consolidated total leverage of EWT III and its restricted subsidiaries, as calculated in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, will be added to the interest rate elected by EWT III; provided that the interest rate may be adjusted if EWT III meets certain metrics for a sustainability price adjustment prior to December 31, 2021. In the case of the 2021 Term Loan, a fixed applicable margin, calculated in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, will be added to the interest rate elected by EWT III.
On April 1, 2021, EWT III borrowed the full amount of $475,000 under the 2021 Term Loan and $105,000 under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility. The 2021 Term Loan was issued at a discount of $2,375, which is recorded as a contra-liability to the carrying amount of debt issued, and is being amortized to interest expense using the effective interest method. The net proceeds of these borrowings under the Senior Facilities, together with the net proceeds of the Receivables Securitization Program (as defined below) and cash on hand, were used to repay all outstanding indebtedness, in an aggregate principal amount of approximately $814,538, under the 2014 Credit Agreement. The proceeds of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility may also be used to finance or refinance the working capital and capital expenditures needs of EWT III and certain of its subsidiaries and for general corporate purposes.
The 2021 Term Loan matures on April 1, 2028 and requires quarterly principal payments of $1,188 starting in the fourth quarter of 2021. Subject to the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, to the extent not previously paid, any amount owed under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility will become due and payable in full on April 1, 2026.
At June 30, 2021, the Company had (a) $475,000 outstanding under the 2021 Term Loan at an interest rate of 2.63%, comprised of 0.13% LIBOR plus the 2.50% spread, and (b) $95,000 outstanding under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility at an interest rate of 2.38%, comprised of 0.13% LIBOR plus the 2.25% spread.
The following table summarizes the amount of the Company’s outstanding borrowings and outstanding letters of credit under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility as of June 30, 2021, and under the 2014 Revolving Credit Facility as of September 30, 2020.
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June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Borrowing availability$350,000 $125,000 
Outstanding borrowings95,000 
Outstanding letters of credit11,504 12,963 
Unused amounts$243,496 $112,037 
Additional letters of credit under a separate arrangement$$52 
Receivables Securitization Program
On April 1, 2021, Evoqua Finance LLC (“Evoqua Finance”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, entered into an accounts receivable securitization program (the “Receivables Securitization Program”) consisting of, among other agreements, (i) a Receivables Financing Agreement (the “Receivables Financing Agreement”) among Evoqua Finance, as the borrower, the lenders from time to time party thereto (the “Receivables Financing Lenders”), PNC Bank, National Association (“PNC Bank”), as administrative agent, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (“EWT LLC”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as initial servicer, and PNC Capital Markets LLC (“PNC Markets”), as structuring agent, pursuant to which the lenders have made available to Evoqua Finance a receivables finance facility (the “Securitization Facility”) in an amount up to $150,000 and (ii) a Sale and Contribution Agreement (the “Sale Agreement”) among Evoqua Finance, as purchaser, EWT LLC, as initial servicer and as an originator, and Neptune Benson, Inc., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as an originator (together with EWT LLC, the “Originators”). Under the Receivables Securitization Program, the Originators, pursuant to the Sale Agreement, are required to sell substantially all of their domestic trade receivables and certain related rights to payment and obligations of the Originators with respect to such receivables (the “Receivables”) to Evoqua Finance, which, in turn, will obtain loans secured by the Receivables from the Receivables Financing Lenders pursuant to the Receivables Financing Agreement. The Receivables underlying any borrowings will continue to be included in Accounts receivable, net, in the Consolidated Balance Sheets of the Company. On April 1, 2021, Evoqua Finance borrowed $142,200 under the Securitization Facility. During the third quarter of 2021, Evoqua Finance borrowed an additional amount under the Securitization Facility and had $148,151 outstanding at June 30, 2021 which includes $51 of accrued interest.
The Receivables Securitization Program contains certain customary representations, warranties, affirmative covenants, and negative covenants, subject to certain cure periods in some cases, including the eligibility of the Receivables being sold by the Originators and securing the loans made by the Receivables Financing Lenders, as well as customary reserve requirements, events of default, termination events, and servicer defaults. The Company was in compliance with all covenants during the three months ended June 30, 2021, does not anticipate becoming noncompliant during the year ending September 30, 2021, and therefore does not anticipate any additional repayments during the year ending September 30, 2021.
The Receivables Financing Lenders under the Receivables Securitization Program receive interest at LIBOR or LMIR as selected by Evoqua Finance. The Receivables Financing Agreement contains customary LIBOR benchmark replacement language. The interest rate on the Securitization Facility was 1.35% as of June 30, 2021, comprised of 0.10% LIBOR plus the 1.25% spread. The Receivables Securitization Program matures on April 1, 2024.
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Equipment Financings
During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company completed the following equipment financings:
Date EnteredDueInterest Rate at 6/30/2021Principal Amount
June 30, 2021June 30, 20283.85 %$1,348 
June 30, 2021
July 31, 2029(1)
4.75 %8,378 
June 30, 2021June 30, 20294.09 %1,653 
March 31, 2021March 31, 20283.85 %3,630 
March 31, 2021June 30, 20294.09 %2,559
December 31, 2020June 30, 20294.09 %3,899
December 30, 2020December 30, 20273.73 %3,905
$25,372 
(1)    Represents an advance received from the lender on a multiple draw term loan in which the Company is making interest only payments through August 1, 2022 based on a 1.00% LIBOR floor plus a 3.75% spread. The Company entered into an interest rate swap with an effective date of August 1, 2022 to mitigate risk associated with this variable rate equipment financing, see Note 12, “Derivative Financial Instruments” for further discussion.
Deferred Financing Fees and Discounts
Deferred financing fees and discounts related to the Company’s long-term debt were included as a contra liability to debt on the Consolidated Balance Sheets as follows:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Current portion of deferred financing fees and discounts (1)$(1,791)$(2,112)
Long-term portion of deferred financing fees and discounts (2)(10,426)(7,324)
Total deferred financing fees and discounts$(12,217)$(9,436)
(1)Included in Current portion of debt, net of deferred financing fees and discounts on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
(2)Included in Long-term debt, net of deferred financing fees and discounts on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
As a result of the refinancing on April 1, 2021, the Company wrote off approximately $1,333 of deferred financing fees related to the 2014 Term Loan. In addition, the Company incurred approximately $4,985 of fees, of which approximately $1,931 were recorded as deferred financing fees on the Consolidated Balance Sheets and approximately $3,054 were expensed. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred approximately $822 of fees related to the Receivables Securitization Program and $467 of fees related to an equipment financing which were recorded as deferred financing fees on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.
Amortization of deferred financing fees and discounts included in interest expense were $437 and $277 for the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively and $1,481 and $1,213 for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively.
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Repayment Schedule
Aggregate maturities of all long‑term debt, including current portion of long‑term debt and excluding finance lease obligations as of June 30, 2021, are presented below:
Fiscal Year
Remainder of 2021$3,372 
202213,612 
202314,536 
2024161,158 
202514,579 
Thereafter594,604 
Total$801,861 
12. Derivative Financial Instruments
Interest Rate Risk Management
The Company is subject to market risk exposure arising from changes in interest rates on the senior secured credit facilities as well as variable rate equipment financings, which bear interest at rates that are indexed against LIBOR. The Company’s objectives in using interest rate derivatives are to add stability to interest expense and to mitigate its exposure to rising interest rates.
To accomplish these objectives, on June 30, 2021, the Company entered into an interest rate swap with an effective date of August 1, 2022 to mitigate risk associated with a variable rate equipment financing. The interest rate swap provides for a fixed rate of 5.25%, has a notional amount of $31,000 and a term of seven years. The interest rate swap has been designated as a cash flow hedge.
On May 22, 2020, the Company entered into an interest rate swap to mitigate risks associated with variable rate debt. The interest rate swap became effective on June 30, 2020, has a term of five years to hedge the variability of interest payments on the first $500,000 of the Company’s senior secured debt and fixes LIBOR on this portion of the senior secured debt at 0.55%. The interest rate swap has been designated as a cash flow hedge.
Foreign Currency Risk Management
The Company’s functional currency is the U.S. dollar. By operating internationally, the Company is subject to foreign currency risk from transactions denominated in currencies other than the U.S. dollar (“foreign currencies”). To mitigate cross-currency transaction risk, the Company analyzes significant exposures where it has receipts or payments in a currency other than the functional currency of its operations, and from time to time may strategically enter into short-term foreign currency forward contracts to lock in some or all of the cash flows associated with these transactions. The Company is also subject to currency translation risk associated with converting the foreign operations’ financial statements into U.S. dollars. The Company uses foreign currency derivative contracts in order to manage the effect of exchange fluctuations on forecasted sales and purchases that are denominated in foreign currencies. To mitigate the impact of foreign exchange rate risk, the Company entered into a series of forward contracts designated as cash flow hedges. As of June 30, 2021, the notional amount of the forward contracts held to sell foreign currencies was $7,392.
Commodity Price Risk Management
The Company is subject to changes in index pricing of platinum. To mitigate price risk of certain platinum purchase contracts, the Company has entered into a financially settled platinum swap designated as a cash flow hedge.
Credit Risk Management
The counterparties to the Company’s derivative contracts are highly-rated financial institutions. The Company regularly reviews the creditworthiness of its financial counterparties and fully expects the counterparties to perform
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under their respective agreements. The Company is not subject to any obligations to post collateral under derivative instrument contracts. The Company records all derivative instruments on a gross basis in the Consolidated Balance Sheets. Accordingly, there are no offsetting amounts that net assets against liabilities.
Derivatives Designated as Cash Flow Hedges
The Company accounts for derivatives and hedging activities in accordance with ASC Topic No. 815, Derivatives and Hedging (“Topic No. 815”). As required by Topic No. 815, the Company records all derivatives on the balance sheet at fair value and adjusts to market on a quarterly basis. The Company’s interest rate swaps are valued based on readily-observable market inputs, such as quotations on interest rates and LIBOR yield curves at the reporting date. The Company’s foreign currency forward contracts are valued based on quoted forward foreign exchange prices and spot rates at the reporting date. The Company’s platinum swap is valued using the LBMA Platinum Price PM Index at the reporting date. For a derivative that is designated as a cash flow hedge, changes in the fair value of the derivative are recognized in Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax (“AOCI”) until the hedged item affects earnings. The Company does not use derivative financial instruments for trading or speculative purposes.
The following represents the fair value recorded for derivatives designated as cash flow hedges for the periods presented:
Asset Derivatives
Balance Sheet LocationJune 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Interest rate swapsPrepaid and other current assets$2,443 $
Foreign currency forward contractsPrepaid and other current assets48 133 
Liability Derivatives
Balance Sheet LocationJune 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Interest rate swapsAccrued expenses and other current liabilities$376 $4,669 
Foreign currency forward contractsAccrued expenses and other current liabilities113 47 
Commodity swapsAccrued expenses and other current liabilities16 
The following represents the amount of (loss) gain recognized in AOCI (net of tax) during the periods presented:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Interest rate swaps$(4,157)$(3,258)$5,111 $(3,258)
Interest rate cap(20)(19)
Foreign currency forward contracts67 10 (265)(150)
Commodity swaps(16)(16)
$(4,106)$(3,268)$4,830 $(3,427)
The following represents the amount of gain (loss) reclassified from AOCI into earnings during the periods presented:
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Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
Location of (Loss) Gain2021202020212020
Cost of product sales and services$$(2)$(4)$(8)
General and administrative expense48 (72)$78 
Selling and marketing expense(39)28 
Interest expense(591)(1,624)
$(582)$46 $(1,739)$98 
Based on the fair value amounts of the Company’s cash flow hedges at June 30, 2021, the Company expects that approximately $56 of pre-tax net losses will be reclassified from AOCI into earnings during the next twelve months. The amount ultimately realized, however, will differ as exchange rates vary and the underlying contracts settle.
Derivatives Not Designated as Cash Flow Hedges
The following represents the fair value recorded for derivatives not designated as cash flow hedges for the periods presented:
Asset Derivatives
Balance Sheet LocationJune 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Foreign currency forward contractsPrepaid and other current assets$11 $
Liability Derivatives
Balance Sheet LocationJune 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Foreign currency forward contractsAccrued expenses and other current liabilities$$
13. Product Warranties
A reconciliation of the activity related to the accrued warranty, including both the current and long‑term portions, is as follows:
Current Product WarrantiesNon-Current Product Warranties
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Balance at beginning of the period$6,115 $4,922 $1,724 $2,332 
Warranty provision for sales5,680 2,496 1,577 481 
Settlement of warranty claims(3,826)(3,243)(701)(1,298)
Amounts related to sale of the Memcor product line795 136 
Foreign currency translation and other94 276 29 (51)
Balance at end of the period$8,063 $5,246 $2,629 $1,600 
14. Restructuring and Related Charges
To better align its resources with its growth strategies and reduce its cost structure, the Company commits to various restructuring plans as necessary. The Company has undertaken various restructuring initiatives, including undertaking activities to reduce the cost structure and rationalize location footprint following the sale of the Memcor product line, transitioning from a 3-segment structure to a 2-segment operating model designed to better serve the
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needs of customers worldwide, and various initiatives within the Integrated Solutions and Services segment to drive efficiency and effectiveness in certain divisions.
The Company currently expects to incur approximately $1,300 to $2,300 of costs through the remainder of fiscal 2021 related to restructuring charges following the sale of the Memcor product line. The Company currently expects to incur approximately $200 to $400 of cash costs through the remainder of fiscal 2021 as a result of its transition to a two-segment operating model related to other non-employee related business optimizations. The Company currently expects to incur approximately $1,000 to $1,400 of costs through the remainder of fiscal 2021 related to the restructuring within certain divisions of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment.
The table below sets forth the amounts accrued for the restructuring components and related activity:
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
20212020
Balance at beginning of the period$970 $655 
Restructuring charges following the sale of the Memcor product line4,6494,758 
Restructuring charges related to two-segment realignment8301,866 
Restructuring charges related to other initiatives1,8561,141
Release of prior reserves(296)(62)
Write off charges(966)
Cash payments(6,349)(7,314)
Other adjustments0
Balance at end of the period$702 $1,044 
The balances for accrued restructuring liabilities at June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, are recorded in Accrued expenses and other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. Restructuring charges primarily represent severance charges and other employee costs, fixed asset write-offs and certain relocation expenses. The Company expects to pay the remaining amounts accrued as of June 30, 2021 during the remainder of fiscal 2021.
The table below sets forth the location of amounts recorded above on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations:
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
20212020
Cost of product sales and services$4,341 $5,198 
General and administrative expense1,675 2,310 
Sales and marketing expense348 173 
Research and development expense(15)22 
Other operating expense, net690 
$7,039 $7,703 
The Company continues to evaluate restructuring activities that may result in additional charges in the future.
15. Employee Benefit Plans
The Company maintains multiple employee benefit plans.
Certain of the Company’s employees in the UK were participants in a Siemens defined benefit plan established for employees of a UK-based operation acquired by Siemens in 2004. The plan was frozen with respect to future service credits for active employees, however the benefit formula recognized future compensation increases. The Company
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agreed to establish a replacement defined benefit plan, with the assets of the Siemens scheme transferring to the new scheme on April 1, 2015.
The Company’s employees in Germany also participate in a defined benefit plan. Assets equaling the plan’s accumulated benefit obligation were transferred to a German defined benefit plan sponsored by the Company upon the acquisition of EWT from Siemens. The German entity also sponsors a defined benefit plan for a small group of employees located in France.
The components of net periodic benefit cost for the plans were as follows:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Service cost$287 $259 $858 $779 
Interest cost81 67 240 203 
Expected return on plan assets(88)(30)(262)(89)
Amortization of actuarial losses266 235 640 706 
Pension expense for defined benefit plans$546 $531 $1,476 $1,599 
The components of pension expense, other than the service cost component which is included in General and administrative expense, are included in the line item Other operating expense in the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations.
16. Income Taxes
The income tax provision for interim periods is comprised of tax on ordinary income (loss) provided at the most recent projected annual effective tax rate (“PAETR”), adjusted for the tax effect of discrete items. Management estimates the PAETR each quarter based on the forecasted annual pretax income or (loss). The Company is required to reduce deferred tax assets by a valuation allowance if, based on all available evidence, it is considered more likely than not that some portion or all of the benefit of the deferred tax assets will not be realized in future periods. The Company also records the income tax impact of certain discrete, unusual or infrequently occurring items including changes in judgment about valuation allowances and effects of changes in tax laws or rates, in the interim period in which they occur.
When a company maintains a valuation allowance in a particular jurisdiction, no net deferred income tax expense or (benefit) will typically be provided. Jurisdictions with projected income that maintain a valuation allowance typically will form part of the PAETR calculation discussed above. However, jurisdictions with a projected loss for the year that maintain a valuation allowance are excluded from the PAETR calculation. Instead, the income tax for these jurisdictions is computed separately.
The actual year-to-date income tax expense (benefit) is the product of the most current PAETR and the actual year-to-date pretax income (loss) adjusted for any discrete tax items. The income tax expense (benefit) for a particular quarter, except for the first quarter, is the difference between the year-to-date calculation of income tax expense (benefit) and the year-to-date calculation for the prior quarter. Items unrelated to current period ordinary income or (loss) are recognized entirely in the period identified as a discrete item of tax. Discrete items generally relate to changes in tax laws, adjustments to prior period’s actual liability determined upon filing tax returns, and adjustments to previously recorded reserves for uncertain tax positions, initially recording or fully reversing valuation allowances. The inclusion of discrete items in a particular quarter can cause the actual effective rate for that quarter to vary significantly from the PAETR.
Therefore, the actual effective income tax rate for a particular quarter can vary significantly based upon the jurisdictional mix and timing of actual earnings compared to projected annual earnings, permanent items, earnings for those jurisdictions that maintain a valuation allowance, tax associated with jurisdictions excluded from the PAETR calculation and discrete items.
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Annual Effective Tax Rate
The updated PAETR, which excludes the impact of discrete items, was 19.7% and 3.9% as of the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively. For the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the PAETR was lower than the U.S. federal statutory rate of 21.0% primarily due to the impact of maintaining a U.S. valuation allowance that is provided on U.S. deferred tax assets offset by changes in the mix of earnings between countries, some of which have higher statutory rates, and it is higher than the prior year’s rate which included the impact of the sale of the Memcor product line and the impact on deferred tax liabilities related to indefinite lived intangibles, a portion of which was reversed in relation to the sale of the Memcor product line.
The Company continues to maintain a full valuation allowance on U.S. federal and state net deferred tax assets (excluding the tax effects of deferred tax liabilities associated with indefinite lived intangibles) for the period ending June 30, 2021 as a result of pretax losses incurred since the Company’s inception in early 2014. The Company reported positive U.S. pre-tax earnings for the first time in 2017 and again in 2020 and is projecting positive pre-tax earnings in 2021, however, the Company generated pre-tax losses in all other years. The Company was in a three-year cumulative loss position at September 30, 2019, but was no longer in a three-year cumulative loss position at September 30, 2020. The Company believes it is prudent to retain a valuation allowance until a more consistent pattern of earnings is established and net operating loss carryforwards begin to be utilized.
Current and Prior Period Tax Expense
For the three months ended June 30, 2021, the Company recognized income tax expense of $3,887 on pretax income of $17,086. The rate of 22.7% differed from the U.S. statutory rate of 21.0% principally due to the impact of higher earnings in non-U.S. tax jurisdictions, some with higher statutory rates, which increases overall tax expense, and lower earnings in the U.S., which does not impact tax expense due to the U.S. valuation allowance.
For the three months ended June 30, 2020, the Company recognized income tax expense of $740 on pretax income of $22,581. The rate of 3.3% differed from the U.S. statutory rate of 21.0% principally due to the favorable impact to the PAETR of the gain on the sale of the Memcor product line which did not generate significant tax expense due to the combination of the U.S. valuation allowance and favorable foreign tax regimes, as well as the favorable impact of the reversal of a portion of deferred tax liabilities related to indefinite lived intangibles.
For the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company recognized income tax expense of $7,672 on pretax income of $32,430. The rate of 23.7% differed from the statutory rate of 21.0% principally due to the unfavorable impact of discrete items related to an adjustment for prior periods and recording an uncertain tax position related to a tax audit in a foreign jurisdiction, as well as the impact of higher earnings in non-U.S. tax jurisdictions, which increases overall tax expense, and lower earnings in the U.S., which does not impact tax expense due to the U.S. valuation allowance.
For the nine months ended June 30, 2020, the Company recognized income tax expense of $3,336 on pretax income of $86,593. The rate of 3.9% differed from the statutory rate of 21.0% principally due to the gain on the sale of the Memcor product line, which did not generate significant tax expense due to the combination of the U.S. valuation allowance and favorable foreign tax regimes, as well as the favorable impact of the reversal of a portion of deferred tax liabilities related to indefinite lived intangibles.
At June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company had gross unrecognized tax benefits of $1,805 and $1,313 respectively.
17. Share-Based Compensation
The Company designs equity compensation plans to attract and retain employees while also aligning employees’ interests with the interests of the Company’s shareholders. In addition, members of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) participate in equity compensation plans in connection with their service on the Board.

The Company established the Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. Stock Option Plan (the “Stock Option Plan”) shortly after the acquisition date of January 16, 2014. The plan allows certain management employees and the Board to purchase shares in the Company. Under the Stock Option Plan, the number of shares available for award was 11,083.
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As of June 30, 2021, there were approximately 2,177 shares available for future grants, however, the Company does not currently intend to make additional grants under the Stock Option Plan.    
In connection with the IPO, the Board adopted, and the Company’s shareholders approved, the Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. 2017 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Equity Incentive Plan”), under which equity awards may be granted in the form of options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, dividend equivalent rights, share awards and performance-based awards (including performance share units and performance-based restricted stock). Upon adoption of the Equity Incentive Plan, 5,100 shares of common stock of the Company were reserved for issuance thereunder. On February 18, 2020, the Company’s shareholders approved the amendment and restatement of the Equity Incentive Plan in order to increase the number of shares of common stock reserved for issuance thereunder by 5,000 shares and incorporate other changes.

On May 18, 2021 (the “Grant Date”), the Compensation Committee of the Board approved and the Company granted special one-time awards of 234 restricted stock units (“Special RSUs”) and 469 performance share units (“Special PSUs”) under the Equity Incentive Plan to certain executive officers of the Company. Subject to the applicable executive officer’s continued employment with the Company and the terms and conditions of the Equity Incentive Plan and the related award agreement, the Special RSUs will vest ratably over a three-year period on each annual anniversary of the Grant Date, and the Special PSUs will be earned incrementally in three tranches of 25%, 25%, and 50% after one-, two-, and three-year performance periods, respectively, and will cumulatively be paid, if earned, after the end of the three-year performance period ending on May 18, 2024, based on the Company’s total stockholder return (“TSR”) compared to peer water companies, including certain U.S.-listed companies included in the S&P Global Water Index (the “Peer Companies”). Each tranche of the Special PSUs reflects the right to receive between 50% and 100% of the shares underlying such tranche based on the Company’s TSR as compared to the Peer Companies (“Relative TSR”) for the applicable performance period. Subject to certain exceptions provided in the award agreements in the event of death, disability, or change in control, for each tranche, Special PSUs will be earned as follows: 100% if Relative TSR for the period is at the 80th percentile or above; 50% if Relative TSR for the period is at the 60th percentile; and 0% if Relative TSR is below the 60th percentile. Linear interpolation will be used to determine the percentage of each tranche earned when Relative TSR is between the 60th percentile and the 80th percentile for the applicable performance period. The payout for each tranche of the Special PSUs is capped at 100% even if Relative TSR exceeds the 80th percentile for the applicable period. If the Company’s TSR is negative for any performance period, the number of Special PSUs that may vest for the corresponding tranche will be capped at 50% of the amount that otherwise would have been earned for the period.

As of June 30, 2021, there were approximately 4,336 shares available for grants under the Equity Incentive Plan.

Option awards are granted at various times during the year, vest ratably at 25% per year, and are exercisable at the time of vesting. The options granted have a ten-year contractual term.

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A summary of the stock option activity as of June 30, 2021 is presented below:
(In thousands, except per share amounts)OptionsWeighted Average Exercise Price/ShareWeighted Average Remaining Contractual TermAggregate Intrinsic Value
Outstanding at September 30, 20207,430 $10.30 5.9 years$83,152 
Granted611 24.76 
Exercised(2,548)6.50 
Forfeited(42)20.70 
Outstanding at June 30, 20215,450 $13.61 6.1 years$109,936 
Options exercisable at June 30, 20213,505 $9.66 4.9 years$84,548 
Options vested and expected to vest at June 30, 20215,388 $13.50 6.1 years$109,276 
The total intrinsic value of options exercised (which is the amount by which the stock price exceeded the exercise price of the options on the date of exercise) during the nine months ended June 30, 2021 was $51,448.
    
A summary of the status of the Company's non-vested stock options as of and for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 is presented below.
(In thousands, except per share amounts)SharesWeighted Average Grant Date Fair Value/Share
Nonvested at beginning of period2,166 $5.56 
Granted611 8.98 
Vested(790)5.53 
Forfeited(42)6.73 
Nonvested at end of period1,945 $6.62 
The total fair value of options vested during the nine months ended June 30, 2021, was $4,371.
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The following is a summary of the RSU activity for the nine months ended June 30, 2021.
(In thousands, except per share amounts)SharesWeighted Average Grant Date Fair Value/Share
Outstanding at September 30, 2020750 $17.86 
Granted729 25.94 
Vested(239)17.55 
Forfeited(23)20.38 
Cancelled(7)21.22 
Outstanding at June 30, 20211,210 $22.72 
Expected to vest at June 30, 20211,147 $22.57 
The following is a summary of the Special PSU activity for the nine months ended June 30, 2021.
(In thousands, except per share amounts)SharesWeighted Average Grant Date Fair Value/Share
Granted469 $16.92 
Nonvested at end of period469 $16.92 
Expected to vest422 $16.92 
Expense Measurement and Recognition
The Company recognizes share-based compensation for all currently outstanding awards and, in future periods, will recognize compensation costs for the unvested portion of awards based on grant date fair values. Total share-based compensation expense was $5,526 and $2,542 during the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively, of which $4,228 and $2,520 was non-cash, respectively. Total share-based compensation expense was $11,816 and $8,559 during the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively, of which $10,461 and $8,504 was non-cash, respectively. The unrecognized compensation expense related to stock options, RSUs, and Special PSUs was $10,309, $22,934 and $7,611, respectively at June 30, 2021, and is expected to be recognized over a weighted average period of 2.3 years, 2.4 years and 2.9 years, respectively. The Company received $18,096 from the exercise of stock options during the nine months ended June 30, 2021.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan    
Effective October 1, 2018, the Company implemented an employee stock purchase plan (the “ESPP”) which allows employees to purchase shares of the Company’s stock at 85% of the lower of the fair market value on the first day of the applicable offering period or on the last business day of a six-month purchase period within the offering period. These purchases are offered twice throughout each fiscal year, and are paid by employees through payroll deductions over the respective six month purchase period, at the end of which the stock is transferred to the employees. On December 21, 2018, the Company registered 11,297 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of which 5,000 are available for future issuance under the ESPP. During the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company incurred compensation expense of $249 and $153, respectively, in salaries and wages with respect to the ESPP, representing the fair value of the discounted price of the shares. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, the Company incurred compensation expense of $652 and $227, respectively. These amounts are included in the total share-based compensation expense above. On October 2, 2020 and April 1, 2021, 120 and 62 shares, respectively, were issued under the ESPP.
18. Concentration of Credit Risk
The Company’s cash and cash equivalents and accounts receivable are potentially subject to concentration of credit risk. Cash and cash equivalents are placed with financial institutions that management believes are of high credit quality. Accounts receivable are derived from revenue earned from customers located in the U.S. and internationally and
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generally do not require collateral. The Company’s trade receivables do not represent a significant concentration of credit risk at June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020 due to the wide variety of customers and markets into which products are sold and their dispersion across geographic areas. The Company does perform ongoing credit evaluations of its customers and maintains an allowance for potential credit losses on trade receivables. As of and for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, no customer accounted for more than 10% of net sales or net accounts receivable.
The Company operates predominantly in 10 countries worldwide and provides a wide range of proven product brands and advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions, and service contract options through its Integrated Solutions and Services and Applied Product Technologies segments. The Company is a multi-national business but its sales and operations are primarily in the U.S. Sales to unaffiliated customers are based on the Company locations that maintain the customer relationship and transact the external sale.
19. Commitments and Contingencies
Guarantees
From time to time, the Company is required to provide letters of credit, bank guarantees, or surety bonds in support of its commitments and as part of the terms and conditions on water treatment projects.  In addition, the Company is required to provide letters of credit or surety bonds to the Department of Environmental Protection or equivalent in some states in order to maintain its licenses to handle toxic substances at certain of its water treatment facilities.
These financial instruments typically expire after all Company commitments have been met, a period typically ranging from twelve months to ten years, or more in some circumstances.  The letters of credit, bank guarantees, or surety bonds are arranged through major banks or insurance companies. In the case of surety bonds, the Company generally indemnifies the issuer for all costs incurred if a claim is made against the bond. 
The following summarizes the Company’s outstanding letters of credit and surety bonds as of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, respectively.
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Revolving credit capacity$60,000 $45,000 
Letters of credit outstanding11,504 12,963 
Remaining revolving credit capacity$48,496 $32,037 
Surety capacity$250,000 $230,000 
Surety issuances141,837 152,990 
Remaining surety available$108,163 $77,010 
The longest maturity date of letters of credit and surety bonds in effect as of June 30, 2021 was March 20, 2030.
Litigation
From time to time, as a normal incident of the nature and kind of business in which the Company is engaged, various claims or charges are asserted and litigation is commenced against it arising from or related to: product liability; personal injury; trademarks, trade secrets, or other intellectual property; shareholder disputes; labor and employee disputes; commercial or contractual disputes; breach of warranty; or environmental matters. Claimed amounts may be substantial but may not bear any reasonable relationship to the merits of the claim or the extent of any real risk of court or arbitral awards. While it is not feasible to predict the outcome of these matters with certainty, and some lawsuits, claims or proceedings may be disposed or decided unfavorably, the Company does not expect that any asserted or un-asserted legal claims or proceedings, individually or in the aggregate, will have a material adverse effect on its results of operations, or financial condition.
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As of June 30, 2021, an accrued liability of $16,650 relating to the proposed settlement of securities litigation and a corresponding asset for the related insurance coverage of $16,650 is included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities and Prepaid and other current assets on the Consolidated Balance Sheets, respectively. See Part II, Item 1, “Legal Proceedings,” for additional information regarding legal proceedings in which the Company is engaged.
20. Accrued Expenses and Other Liabilities
Accrued expenses and other liabilities consisted of the following:
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Salaries, wages and other benefits$67,648 $67,766 
Provisions for litigation(1)
19,439 2,580 
Obligation under operating leases13,293 12,767 
Obligation under finance leases12,097 11,362 
Third party commissions9,415 9,270 
Taxes, other than income5,675 5,316 
Insurance liabilities3,377 3,954 
Earn-outs related to acquisitions1,056 295 
Severance payments702 970 
Fair value of liability derivatives512 4,716 
Other31,913 24,393 
$165,127 $143,389 
(1)     At June 30, 2021, provisions for litigation includes an accrued liability of $16,650 relating to the proposed settlement of securities litigation. See Note 19, “Commitments and Contingencies” for further discussion.
21. Business Segments
The Company’s reportable operating segments are defined as components of an enterprise about which separate financial information is available that is evaluated on a regular basis by the chief operating decision maker, or decision making group, in deciding how to allocate resources to an individual segment and in assessing performance. The key factors used to identify these reportable operating segments are the organization and alignment of the Company’s internal operations, the nature of the products and services, and customer type.
The Company has 2 reportable operating segments, Integrated Solutions and Services and Applied Product Technologies. The business segments are described as follows:
Integrated Solutions and Services is a group entirely focused on engaging directly with end users through direct sales with a market vertical focus. Integrated Solutions and Services provides tailored services and solutions in collaboration with the customers backed by life‑cycle services including on‑demand water, outsourced water, recycle / reuse, and emergency response service alternatives to improve operational reliability, performance, and environmental compliance. Key offerings within this segment also include equipment systems for industrial needs (influent water, boiler feed water, ultrahigh purity, process water, wastewater treatment, and recycle / reuse), full-scale outsourcing of operations and maintenance, and municipal services, including odor and corrosion control services.
Applied Product Technologies is focused on developing product platforms to be sold primarily through third party channels. This segment primarily engages in indirect sales through independent sales representatives, distributors, and aftermarket channels. Applied Product Technologies provides a range of highly differentiated and scalable products and technologies specified by global water treatment designers, original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”), engineering firms, and integrators. Key offerings within this segment include filtration and separation, disinfection, wastewater solutions, anode and electrochlorination technology, and aquatics technologies and solutions for the global recreational and commercial pool market.
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Corporate activities include general corporate expenses, elimination of inter-segment transactions, interest income and expense, and certain other charges. Certain other charges may include restructuring and other business transformation charges that have been undertaken to align and reposition the Company to the current reporting structure, acquisition related costs (including transaction costs and certain integration costs,) and share-based compensation charges. 
Since certain administrative and other operating expenses and other items have not been allocated to business segments, the results in the below table are not necessarily a measure computed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and may not be comparable to other companies.
Reportable operating segment revenue and operating profit for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 were as follows:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Total revenue
Integrated Solutions and Services$245,414 $230,314 $690,370 $702,938 
Applied Product Technologies149,434 136,350 419,122 404,303 
Total revenue394,848 366,664 1,109,492 1,107,241 
Intersegment revenue
Integrated Solutions and Services5,727 1,603 11,832 8,204 
Applied Product Technologies19,440 17,234 59,222 53,442 
Total intersegment revenue25,167 18,837 71,054 61,646 
Revenue to external customers
Integrated Solutions and Services239,687 228,711 678,538 694,734 
Applied Product Technologies129,994 119,116 359,900 350,861 
Total revenue$369,681 $347,827 $1,038,438 $1,045,595 
Operating profit (loss)
Integrated Solutions and Services$37,793 $32,608 $94,934 $102,457 
Applied Product Technologies22,735 23,588 54,218 110,480 
Corporate(32,218)(23,130)(88,430)(89,024)
Total operating profit28,310 33,066 60,722 123,913 
Interest expense(11,224)(10,485)(28,292)(37,320)
Income before income taxes17,086 22,581 32,430 86,593 
Income tax expense(3,887)(740)(7,672)(3,336)
Net income$13,199 $21,841 $24,758 $83,257 
June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Assets
Integrated Solutions and Services$862,288 $835,307 
Applied Product Technologies611,785 598,701
Corporate369,085 410,450
Total assets$1,843,158 $1,844,458 
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22. Earnings Per Share
The following table sets forth the computation of basic and diluted earnings from continuing operations per common share (in thousands, except per share amounts):
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
2021202020212020
Numerator:
Numerator for basic and diluted earnings per common share—Net income attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.$13,155 $21,384 $24,624 $82,341 
Denominator:
Denominator for basic net income per common share—weighted average shares119,015116,621119,015116,621
Effect of dilutive securities:
Share‑based compensation3,245 3,595 3,312 4,432 
Denominator for diluted net income per common share—adjusted weighted average shares122,260 120,216 122,327 121,053 
Basic earnings attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. per common share$0.11 $0.18 $0.21 $0.71 
Diluted earnings attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. per common share$0.11 $0.18 $0.20 $0.68 
23. Subsequent Events
None.
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Item 2. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of our operations should be read in conjunction with the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements, including the notes, included in Part I, Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (this “Report”), and with our audited consolidated financial statements and the related notes thereto in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, as filed with the SEC on November 20, 2020 (the “2020 Annual Report”). You should review the disclosures in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” in the 2020 Annual Report, as well as any cautionary language in this Report, for a discussion of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results described in or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in the following discussion and analysis. Unless otherwise indicated or the context otherwise requires, all references to “the Company,” “Evoqua,” “Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.,” “we,” “us,” “our” and similar terms refer to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp., together with its consolidated subsidiaries. Unless otherwise specified, all dollar amounts in this section are referred to in millions.
Overview
We are a leading provider of mission-critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services, and expertise to support industrial, municipal, and recreational customers who value water. With over 200,000 installations worldwide, we hold leading positions in the industrial, commercial and municipal water treatment markets. We are headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with locations across ten countries. We have a comprehensive portfolio of differentiated, proprietary technologies offered under market‑leading and well‑established brands. Our core technologies are primarily focused on removing impurities from water, rather than neutralizing them through the addition of chemicals.
Our solutions are designed to provide our customers with the quantity and quality of water necessary to meet their unique specifications. We enable our customers to achieve lower costs through greater uptime, throughput and efficiency in their operations while supporting their regulatory compliance and environmental sustainability requirements. We deliver and maintain these mission critical solutions through our extensive North American service network, and we sell our products and technologies internationally through direct and indirect sales channels. We have worked to protect water, the environment, and our employees for more than 100 years. As a result, we have earned a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Our employees are united by a common purpose: Transforming water. Enriching life.®
Our vision “to be the world’s first choice for water solutions” and our values of “integrity, customers, sustainable, and performance” foster a culture that is focused on establishing a workforce that is enabled, empowered and accountable, creating a highly dynamic work environment.
We serve our customers through the following two segments:
Integrated Solutions and Services segment, which provides application-specific solutions and full lifecycle services for critical water and wastewater applications across numerous end markets, including on‑demand water, outsourced water, recycle and reuse, and emergency response service alternatives to improve operational reliability, performance and environmental compliance; and
Applied Product Technologies segment, which provides a highly differentiated and scalable range of water and wastewater products and technologies that can be stand-alone or as components in integrated solutions to a diverse set of system specifiers, integrators, and end-users around the globe.
Our segments draw from the same reservoir of leading technologies, shared manufacturing infrastructure, common business processes, and corporate philosophies. The key factors used to identify these reportable operating segments are the organization and alignment of our internal operations, the nature of the products and services and customer type. We expect to drive growth in our segments through market expansion, leveraging our existing customer base and recurring service model, innovation through new product technology development, a focus on operational excellence, and strategic acquisitions. For a detailed discussion of our growth drivers, see our 2020 Annual Report.
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Recent Developments, Key Factors and Trends Affecting Our Business and Financial Statements
Our 2020 Annual Report includes a discussion of various key factors and trends that we believe have affected or may affect our operating results. The following discussion highlights recent developments, as well as significant changes in these key factors and trends.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our business has been considered essential under federal and local standards, and we have maintained business continuity at our critical service branches and manufacturing facilities to date. We have taken measures throughout the duration of the pandemic to protect our employees, including implementation of remote working practices where possible and enhanced safety procedures for employees on site at our facilities and our customers’ facilities, and to manage our supply chain to ensure that necessary personal protective equipment is available to our personnel. These measures have resulted in additional incremental costs and reductions in service productivity over the course of the pandemic, although neither had a significant impact on our financial results in the three months ended June 30, 2021.
To date, the pandemic has negatively impacted volume across our business, due primarily to customer site access restrictions, temporary customer site closures, and temporary delays in annual maintenance activities by customers in certain end markets, although we have started to see volume rebound in certain end markets during the third quarter, as further discussed below in the discussion of our results of operations. Along with this increase in volume, in the third quarter we experienced increases in certain discretionary costs that were the subject of cost reduction actions earlier in the pandemic, particularly employee travel expenses. We have continued to focus on collecting outstanding customer account balances, and, through June 30, 2021, we have not experienced any deterioration in collections from our customers. We continue to evaluate the impact of the pandemic on our business and the potential effects of recent spikes in COVID-19 cases in certain regions, as well as challenges created by the macro-economic conditions associated with the reopening and reacceleration of global economies. These challenges include disruptions in our supply chain, material price inflation, shortages of and delays in obtaining certain materials and component parts, labor shortages, and wage inflation. We have taken and continue to take measures to mitigate the impact of these challenges, but if sustained, they could have a material adverse effect on our results of operations.

For more information regarding factors and events that may impact our business, results of operations and financial condition as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, see “Risk Factors-Risks Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic” included in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” in the 2020 Annual Report.
Acquisitions and divestitures. On December 17, 2020, we acquired the industrial water business of Ultrapure & Industrial Services, LLC (“Ultrapure”) for $8.7 million cash paid at closing. On April 1, 2021, we paid an additional $0.3 million as a result of net working capital adjustments. Ultrapure, based out of Texas, provides customers across multiple end markets with a variety of water treatment products and services, including service deionization, reverse osmosis, UV, and ozonation. Ultrapure will strengthen the Company’s service capabilities in the Houston and Dallas markets and is a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred approximately $0.2 million in acquisition costs, which are included in General and administrative expense on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations.
On March 1, 2021, we completed the divestiture of the Lange containment system, geomembrane, and geosynthetic liner product line (the “Lange Product Line”) for $0.9 million in cash at closing. The Lange Product Line was a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company recognized a loss of $0.2 million on the divestiture.
On April 1, 2021, we acquired Water Consulting Specialists, Inc (“WCSI”) for $12.0 million cash paid at closing. In addition, we recorded a liability of $0.8 million associated with an earn-out related to the acquisition, which is included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. WCSI is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and service of industrial high-purity water treatment systems. The acquisition strengthens the Company’s portfolio of high-purity water treatment systems and provides the opportunity to further expand its digitally enabled solutions and services in key industrial markets. WCSI is a part of the Integrated Solutions and Services segment. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred approximately $0.1 million in acquisition costs, which are included in General and administrative expense on the Unaudited Consolidated Statements of Operations.
On December 31, 2019, we completed the sale of the Memcor product line to DuPont de Nemours, Inc. The Company recognized a $49.0 million net pre-tax benefit on the sale of the Memcor product line, net of $8.3 million of
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discretionary compensation payments to employees in connection with the transaction and $1.0 million in transaction costs incurred in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
On October 1, 2019, we acquired a 60% investment position in San Diego-based Frontier Water Systems, LLC (“Frontier”), which included an agreement to purchase the remaining 40% interest in Frontier on or prior to March 30, 2024. This agreement gave holders of the remaining 40% interest in Frontier (the “Minority Owners”) the right to sell to Evoqua up to approximately 10% of the outstanding equity in Frontier at a predetermined price, which right was exercisable by the Minority Owners between January 1, 2021 and February 28, 2021 (the “Option”). The Minority Owners exercised the Option, and on April 8, 2021, the Company completed the purchase of an additional 8% of the outstanding equity in Frontier for approximately $1.5 million. As a result, the Company’s ownership position in Frontier increased to 68%.
We continue to actively evaluate acquisition opportunities that are consistent with our business strategy. We maintain a robust pipeline of potential acquisition targets, developed by our management team as well as various outside industry experts and consultants.
Debt refinancing. On April 1, 2021, we completed the refinancing of the term loan (the “2014 Term Loan”) outstanding under our First Lien Credit Agreement dated January 15, 2014 (as modified, amended or supplemented from time to time, the “2014 Credit Agreement”), among EWT Holdings III Corp. (“EWT III”), EWT Holdings II Corp. (“EWT II”), the lenders party thereto and Credit Suisse AG as administrative agent and collateral agent. On April 1, 2021, EWT III entered into a Credit Agreement (the “2021 Credit Agreement”) among EWT III, as borrower, EWT II, as parent guarantor, the lenders from time to time party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and collateral agent, and ING Capital, LLC, as sustainability coordinator, which provides for (i) a senior secured term loan facility relating to a term loan (the “2021 Term Loan”) in the amount of $475.0 million maturing on April 1, 2028, and (ii) a multi-currency senior secured revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the U.S. dollar equivalent of $350.0 million (the “2021 Revolving Credit Facility”) maturing on April 1, 2026.
On April 1, 2021, Evoqua Finance LLC (“Evoqua Finance”) entered into an accounts receivable securitization program (the “Receivables Securitization Program”) consisting of, among other agreements, (i) a Receivables Financing Agreement (the “Receivables Financing Agreement”) among Evoqua Finance, as the borrower, the lenders from time to time party thereto (the “Receivables Financing Lenders”), PNC Bank, National Association (“PNC Bank”), as administrative agent, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (“EWT LLC”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as initial servicer, and PNC Capital Markets LLC (“PNC Markets”), as structuring agent, pursuant to which the lenders have made available to Evoqua Finance a receivables finance facility (the “Securitization Facility”) in an amount up to $150.0 million maturing on April 1, 2024, and (ii) a Sale and Contribution Agreement (the “Sale Agreement”) among Evoqua Finance, as purchaser, EWT LLC, as initial servicer and as an originator, and Neptune Benson, Inc., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as an originator (together with EWT LLC, the “Originators”).

On April 1, 2021, we borrowed $475.0 million under the 2021 Term Loan, $105.0 million under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility and $142.2 million under the Securitization Facility. The net proceeds of these facilities, together with cash on hand, were used to repay all outstanding indebtedness under our 2014 Credit Agreement, in an aggregate principal amount of approximately $814.5 million. The reduction in the outstanding principal amount of our term loan of approximately $340.0 million was funded by draws on the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, the Securitization Facility and $100.0 million of cash on hand. In addition to extending the maturities of our term loan and previous revolving credit facility, the refinancing reduced our weighted average cash borrowing cost and improved liquidity. See “Liquidity and Capital Resources” below for additional information. At June 30, 2021, the Company had $475.0 million outstanding under the 2021 Term Loan, $95.0 million outstanding on the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, and $148.2 million outstanding under the Securitization Facility.
Legal Settlement. As of June 30, 2021, an accrued liability of $16.7 million relating to the proposed settlement of securities litigation and a corresponding asset for the related insurance coverage of $16.7 million is included in Accrued expenses and other liabilities and Prepaid and other current assets on the Consolidated Balance Sheets, respectively. See Part II, Item 1, “Legal Proceedings,” for additional information regarding legal proceedings in which we are engaged.
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How We Assess the Performance of Our Business
In assessing the performance of our business, we consider a variety of performance and financial measures. The key indicators of the financial condition and operating performance of our consolidated business are revenue, gross profit, gross margin, and net income (loss). Management utilizes these financial measures prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”) when reviewing the Company’s performance and making financial, operational, and strategic decisions, and believes they are useful metrics for investors that help with performance comparability period over period. In addition, we consider certain non-GAAP financial measures such as adjusted EBITDA, as described more fully below. We evaluate our business segments’ operating results based on revenue, income from operations (“operating profit”) and adjusted EBITDA on a segment basis. We believe these financial measures are helpful in understanding and evaluating the segments’ core operating results and facilitates comparison of our performance on a consistent basis period over period.

Revenue
Our revenue is a function of sales volumes and selling prices. We report revenue by segment and by source which includes revenue from product sales (capital projects and aftermarket) and revenue from service. Revenue is used by management to evaluate the performance of our business. Organic revenue is defined as revenue excluding the impact of foreign currency translation and inorganic revenue. Inorganic revenue represents the impact from acquisitions and divestitures during the first 12 months following the closing of the acquisition or divestiture. Divestitures include sales of insignificant portions of our business that did not meet the criteria for classification as a discontinued operation. Management believes that reporting organic revenue provides useful information to investors by helping identify underlying growth trends in our core business and facilitating easier comparisons of our revenue performance with prior and future periods and to our peers. We exclude the effect of foreign currency translation from organic sales because foreign currency translation is not under management’s control, is subject to volatility and can obscure underlying business trends. We exclude the effect of acquisitions and divestitures because they can obscure underlying business trends and make comparisons of long-term performance difficult between the Company and its peers due to the varying nature, size and number of transactions from period to period. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of organic revenue.

Gross profit and gross margin

Gross profit is determined by subtracting cost of product sales and cost of services from our product and services revenue. Gross margin measures gross profit as a percentage of our combined product and services revenue. Gross profit and gross margin provide a comparable metric to help investors evaluate the cost efficiency and ability of the Company to convert revenue to profit.

Net income (loss)

Net income (loss) is determined by subtracting operating expenses and interest expense from, and adding other operating income (expense), equity income (loss) from our partnership interest in Treated Water Outsourcing and income tax benefit (expense) to, gross profit. Net income (loss) is used by the Company to measure profitability as well as the overall health of the business.

Adjusted EBITDA
Adjusted EBITDA, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, is one of the primary metrics used by management to evaluate the strength and financial performance of our core business. Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income (loss) before interest expense, income tax benefit (expense) and depreciation and amortization, adjusted for the impact of certain other items, including restructuring and related business transformation costs, share-based compensation, transaction costs, and other gains, losses and expenses that we believe do not directly reflect our underlying business operations. We present adjusted EBITDA because we believe it is frequently used by analysts, investors and other interested parties to evaluate and compare operating performance and value companies within our industry. Further, we believe it is helpful in highlighting trends in our operating results and provides greater clarity and comparability period over period to management and our investors regarding the operational impact of long-term strategic decisions regarding capital structure, the tax jurisdictions in which we operate, and capital investments. In addition, adjusted EBITDA highlights true business performance by removing the impact of certain items that management believes do not directly
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reflect our underlying operations and provides investors with greater visibility into the ongoing organic drivers of our business performance.
Management uses adjusted EBITDA to supplement GAAP measures of performance as follows:
to assist investors and analysts in comparing our operating performance across reporting periods on a consistent basis by excluding items that we do not believe are indicative of our core operating performance;
in our management incentive compensation, which is based in part on components of adjusted EBITDA;
in certain calculations under our senior secured credit facilities, which use components of adjusted EBITDA;
to evaluate the effectiveness of our business strategies;
to make budgeting decisions; and
to compare our performance against that of other peer companies using similar measures.
In addition to the above, our chief operating decision maker uses adjusted EBITDA of each reportable operating segment to evaluate the operating performance of such segments. Adjusted EBITDA on a segment basis is defined as earnings before depreciation and amortization, adjusted for the impact of certain other items that have been reflected at the segment level. Adjusted EBITDA of the reportable operating segments do not include certain charges that are presented within corporate activities. These charges include certain restructuring and other business transformation charges that have been incurred to align and reposition the Company to the current reporting structure, acquisition related costs (including transaction costs and integration costs) and share-based compensation charges.
Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. The financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP and the reconciliations from these results should be carefully evaluated. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA. You are encouraged to evaluate each adjustment and the reasons we consider it appropriate for supplemental analysis. In addition, in evaluating adjusted EBITDA, you should be aware that in the future, we may incur expenses similar to the adjustments in the presentation of adjusted EBITDA. Our presentation of adjusted EBITDA should not be construed as an inference that our future results will be unaffected by unusual or non-recurring items. In addition, adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies in our industry or across different industries.
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Results of Operations
The following table summarizes key components of our results of operations for the periods indicated:
Three Months Ended June 30,Nine Months Ended June 30,
2021202020212020
(In millions, except per share amounts)% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance
Revenue from product sales and services$369.7 100.0 %$347.8 100.0 %6.3 %$1,038.4 100.0 %$1,045.6 100.0 %(0.7)%
Gross profit$117.0 31.6 %$110.2 31.7 %6.2 %$318.3 30.7 %$327.2 31.3 %(2.7)%
Total operating expenses$(90.1)(24.4)%$(77.5)(22.3)%16.3 %$(259.6)(25.0)%$(264.3)(25.3)%(1.8)%
Other operating income, net$1.4 0.4 %$0.4 0.1 %250.0 %$2.0 0.2 %$61.0 5.8 %(96.7)%
Interest expense$(11.2)(3.0)%$(10.5)(3.0)%6.7 %$(28.3)(2.7)%$(37.3)(3.6)%(24.1)%
Income before income taxes$17.1 4.6 %$22.6 6.5 %(24.3)%$32.4 3.1 %$86.6 8.3 %(62.6)%
Income tax expense$(3.9)(1.1)%$(0.8)(0.2)%387.5%$(7.7)(0.7)%$(3.3)(0.3)%133.3 %
Net income$13.2 3.6 %$21.8 6.3 %(39.4)%$24.7 2.4 %$83.3 8.0 %(70.3)%
Net income attributable to non‑controlling interest$— — %$0.4 0.1 %(100.0)%$0.1 — %$1.0 0.1 %(90.0)%
Net income attributable to Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.$13.2 3.6 %$21.4 6.2 %(38.3)%$24.6 2.4 %$82.3 7.9 %(70.1)%
Weighted average shares outstanding
Basic119.0 116.6 119.0 116.6 
Diluted122.3 120.2 122.3 121.1 
Earnings per share
Basic$0.11 $0.18 $0.21 $0.71 
Diluted$0.11 $0.18 $0.20 $0.68 
Other financial data:
Adjusted EBITDA(1)$66.2 17.9 %$63.8 18.3 %3.8 %$169.0 16.3 %$164.1 15.7 %3.0 %

(1)Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. For a reconciliation to net income (loss), its most directly comparable financial measure presented in accordance with GAAP, see “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report.
Consolidated Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2021 and 2020
Revenue-Revenue increased $21.9 million, or 6.3%, to $369.7 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $347.8 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. Revenue from product sales increased $10.8 million, or 5.2%, to $218.4 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $207.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. Revenue from services increased $11.1 million, or 7.9%, to $151.3 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $140.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
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The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020:
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$156.0 42.2 %$150.4 43.2 %$5.6 3.7 %
Aftermarket62.4 16.9 %57.2 16.4 %5.2 9.1 %
Revenue from services151.3 40.9 %140.2 40.3 %11.1 7.9 %
$369.7 100.0 %$347.8 100.0 %$21.9 6.3 %
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$358.1 96.9 %$347.0 99.8 %$11.1 3.2 %
Inorganic4.1 1.1 %0.8 0.2 %3.3 0.9 %
Foreign currency translation7.5 2.0 %n/an/a7.5 2.1 %
$369.7 100.0 %$347.8 100.0 %$21.9 6.3 %
The increase in organic revenue was primarily driven by increased pricing across all offerings. The increase was also driven by higher service sales volume as demand improved, primarily in North America, following economic closures and delays that occurred in the prior year period due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, higher sales volume from product sales across multiple product lines, primarily in the Asia Pacific and EMEA regions, partially offset a decline in capital sales volume from projects in the microelectronics end market as compared to the prior year period. Revenue also increased due to contributions from acquisitions and favorable foreign currency translation.
Cost of sales and gross margin-Total gross margin decreased slightly to 31.6% in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from 31.7% in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
The following table provides the change in cost of product sales and cost of services, respectively, along with related gross margins:
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)
Gross
Margin
Gross
Margin
Cost of product sales$(152.6)30.1 %$(143.5)30.9 %
Cost of services(100.1)33.8 %(94.1)32.9 %
$(252.7)31.6 %$(237.6)31.7 %
Gross margin from product sales decreased by 80 basis points (“bps”) to 30.1% in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from 30.9% in the three months ended June 30, 2020. This decrease was primarily driven by product mix, which was influenced by delays and economic closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with timing of large projects. This was partially offset by positive price realization.
Gross margin from services increased by 90 bps to 33.8% in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from 32.9% in the three months ended June 30, 2020. This increase was primarily driven by increased service productivity as negative impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic lessened in the current year period.
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Operating expenses-Operating expenses increased $12.6 million, or 16.3%, to $90.1 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $77.5 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. Operating expenses are comprised of the following:
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance
General and administrative expense$(50.8)(13.7)%$(44.9)(12.9)%13.1 %
Sales and marketing expense(35.9)(9.7)%(29.8)(8.6)%20.5 %
Research and development expense(3.4)(0.9)%(2.8)(0.8)%21.4 %
Total operating expenses$(90.1)(24.4)%$(77.5)(22.3)%16.3 %
The increase period over period in operating expenses was primarily due to increased employee related expenses as well as a reduction in foreign currency translation gains from the prior period, most of which is related to intercompany loans. In addition, there was an increase in amortization expense from acquisitions in the current period, increased sales and marketing expenses, and higher consulting expenses. The above increases were partially offset by reduced spending across various areas as well as favorable settlement on outstanding insurance claims in the current period.
Other operating income, net-Other operating income, net increased $1.0 million to $1.4 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $0.4 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. This increase was primarily due to COVID-19 pandemic subsidies received from the Canadian government.
Interest expense-Interest expense increased $0.7 million, or 6.7%, to $11.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $10.5 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. The increase in interest expense was primarily due to an additional $3.1 million of fees incurred as a result of the April 2021 refinancing of our senior credit facility, which also resulted in the write off of $1.3 million of deferred financing fees. This was partially offset by a reduction in ongoing interest expense due to the change in the interest rate spread and LIBOR year over year as well as debt reduction undertaken in the April 2021 refinancing.
Income tax expense-Income tax expense increased to $3.9 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, as compared to income tax expense of $0.8 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. The increase in tax expense was primarily due to higher earnings in non-U.S. tax jurisdictions, which increases tax expense, and lower earnings in the U.S., which does not impact tax expense due to the U.S. valuation allowance. Additionally, the prior period benefited from the impact of the Memcor disposal, which created a low PAETR and tax expense for the three months ended June 30, 2020.

Net income-Net income decreased $8.6 million, or 39.4%, to $13.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $21.8 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020, as a result of the variances noted above.
Adjusted EBITDA-Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended June 30, 2021 increased by $2.4 million, or 3.8%, to $66.2 million, as compared to $63.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2020, primarily driven by higher sales volume in the current period. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
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Segment Results
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance
Revenue
Integrated Solutions and Services$239.7 64.8 %$228.7 65.8 %4.8 %
Applied Product Technologies130.0 35.2 %119.1 34.2 %9.2 %
Total Consolidated$369.7 100.0 %$347.8 100.0 %6.3 %
Operating profit (loss)
Integrated Solutions and Services$37.8 10.2 %$32.6 9.4 %16.0 %
Applied Product Technologies22.7 6.1 %23.6 6.8 %(3.8)%
Corporate(32.2)(8.7)%(23.1)(6.6)%39.4 %
Total Consolidated$28.3 7.7 %$33.1 9.5 %(14.5)%
Adjusted EBITDA (1)
Integrated Solutions and Services$56.3 15.2 %$50.6 14.5 %11.3 %
Applied Product Technologies28.4 7.7 %28.9 8.3 %(1.7)%
Corporate(18.5)(5.0)%(15.7)(4.5)%17.8 %
Total Consolidated$66.2 17.9 %$63.8 18.3 %3.8 %

(1)Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. For a reconciliation to segment operating profit (loss), its most directly comparable financial measure presented in accordance with GAAP, see “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report.
Integrated Solutions and Services
Revenue in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment increased $11.0 million, or 4.8%, to $239.7 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $228.7 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 for the Integrated Solutions and Services segment:
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$63.3 26.4 %$64.7 28.3 %$(1.4)(2.2)%
Aftermarket31.9 13.3 %29.1 12.7 %2.8 9.6 %
Revenue from services144.5 60.3 %134.9 59.0 %9.6 7.1 %
$239.7 100.0 %$228.7 100.0 %$11.0 4.8 %
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$234.1 97.7 %$227.9 99.7 %$6.2 2.7 %
Inorganic4.1 1.7 %0.8 0.3 %3.3 1.4 %
Foreign currency translation1.5 0.6 %n/an/a1.5 0.7 %
$239.7 100.0 %$228.7 100.0 %$11.0 4.8 %

The increase in organic revenue was driven by higher sales volume across a variety of end markets, primarily in service and aftermarket revenue as demand improved following economic closures and delays that occurred in the prior
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year period due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Favorable pricing also contributed to the increase. Lower capital sales volume was driven by a decline in projects in the microelectronics end market, which was mostly offset by new projects primarily in the chemical processing end market as compared to the prior year period.
Operating profit in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment increased $5.2 million, or 16.0%, to $37.8 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $32.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
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Operating profit was favorably impacted by higher sales volume, favorable price/cost, and productivity improvements as the negative impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic lessened in the current year period. Operating profit was unfavorably impacted by higher employee-related expenses, which included increased compensation and travel spending as compared to the prior year period, partially offset by favorable settlement of insurance claims.
Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment increased $5.7 million, or 11.3%, to $56.3 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, compared to $50.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. The increase was driven by the same factors that impacted operating profit, other than the change in depreciation and amortization, and also excludes restructuring and other non-recurring activity recognized in the period. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
Applied Product Technologies
Revenue in the Applied Product Technologies segment increased $10.9 million, or 9.2%, to $130.0 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $119.1 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 for the Applied Product Technologies segment:
Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$92.7 71.3 %$85.7 72.0 %$7.0 8.2 %
Aftermarket30.5 23.5 %28.1 23.6 %2.4 8.5 %
Revenue from services6.8 5.2 %5.3 4.5 %1.5 28.3 %
$130.0 100.0 %$119.1 100.0 %$10.9 9.2 %
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Three Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$124.0 95.4 %$119.1 100.0 %$4.9 4.2 %
Inorganic— — %— — %— — %
Foreign currency translation6.0 4.6 %n/an/a6.0 4.9 %
$130.0 100.0 %$119.1 100.0 %$10.9 9.2 %

The increase in organic revenue as compared to the prior year period was primarily due to price realization. The increase was also due to sales volume increases in the Asia Pacific and EMEA regions, compared to the prior year period resulting from growth across multiple product lines, which was offset by sales volume declines in the Americas region due to continued customer site access challenges and delays.
Operating profit in the Applied Product Technologies segment decreased $0.9 million, or 3.8%, to $22.7 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $23.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020.
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The decline in operating profit was primarily due to unfavorable operational variances, including additional warranty reserves and production variances, offsetting favorable price/cost and product mix. Higher employee related expenses also reduced segment profitability as compared to the prior year period, which was driven by increased compensation and travel spending.
Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA in the Applied Product Technologies segment decreased $0.5 million, or 1.7%, to $28.4 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, compared to $28.9 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. The decrease was driven by the same factors that impacted operating profit, other than the change in depreciation and amortization, and also excludes restructuring and other non-recurring activity. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
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Corporate
Operating loss in Corporate increased $9.1 million, or 39.4%, to $32.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021, from $23.1 million in the three months ended June 30, 2020. The increase period over period was primarily due to higher employee related expenses as compared to the prior year period. In addition, there were lower foreign currency translation gains compared to the prior period, most of which is related to intercompany loans. Finally, share-based compensation expenses increased compared to the prior period due primarily to special one-time restricted stock unit and performance share unit awards granted to our executive leadership team in May 2021 to promote retention, reward performance and incentivize further stockholder return.
Consolidated Results for the Nine Months Ended June 30, 2021 and 2020
Revenue-Revenue decreased $7.2 million, or 0.7%, to $1,038.4 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $1,045.6 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. Revenue from product sales decreased $9.2 million, or 1.5%, to $600.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $610.1 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. Revenue from services increased $2.0 million, or 0.5%, to $437.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $435.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020:
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$425.9 41.0 %$421.2 40.3 %$4.7 1.1 %
Aftermarket175.0 16.9 %188.9 18.1 %(13.9)(7.4)%
Revenue from services437.5 42.1 %435.5 41.7 %2.0 0.5 %
$1,038.4 100.0 %$1,045.6 100.0 %$(7.2)(0.7)%
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$1,017.0 97.9 %$1,030.3 98.5 %$(13.3)(1.3)%
Inorganic6.5 0.6 %15.3 1.5 %(8.8)(0.8)%
Foreign currency translation14.9 1.4 %n/an/a14.9 1.4 %
$1,038.4 100.0 %$1,045.6 100.0 %$(7.2)(0.7)%
The decrease in organic revenue was driven by lower sales volume, primarily in product sales in the Americas and EMEA regions, due to continued customer site access challenges and delays in the first half of fiscal 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, lower sales volume in capital revenue was related to the timing of completion of prior year projects in the microelectronics end market. These decreases were partially offset by sales volume growth from product sales in the Asia Pacific region across multiple product lines, as demand improved following prior year economic closures, and favorable price realization related to established service contracts.
Favorable foreign currency translation more than offset the reduction in revenue due to the prior year divestiture of the Memcor product line.
Cost of sales and gross margin-Total gross margin decreased to 30.7% in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from 31.3% in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
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The following table provides the change in cost of product sales and cost of services, respectively, along with related gross margins:
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)
Gross
Margin
Gross
Margin
Cost of product sales$(428.2)28.7 %$(428.0)29.8 %
Cost of services(291.9)33.3 %(290.4)33.3 %
$(720.1)30.7 %$(718.4)31.3 %
Gross margin from product sales decreased by 110 bps to 28.7% in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from 29.8% in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The decrease in gross margin was primarily driven by product mix, which was influenced by delays and economic closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with timing of large projects. This was partially offset by positive price realization.
Gross margin from services was 33.3% in both the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020.
Operating expenses-Operating expenses decreased $4.7 million, or 1.8%, to $259.6 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $264.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. Operating expenses are comprised of the following:
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance
General and administrative expense$(146.1)(14.1)%$(152.8)(14.6)%(4.4)%
Sales and marketing expense(103.6)(10.0)%(101.8)(9.7)%1.8 %
Research and development expense(9.9)(1.0)%(9.7)(0.9)%2.1 %
Total operating expenses$(259.6)(25.0)%$(264.3)(25.3)%(1.8)%
The decrease period over period in operating expenses was primarily due to efforts taken by the Company to reduce spending across various areas in response to uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as reduced travel, particularly in the first half of fiscal 2021. In addition, there was improved collection experience in the current period, as well as a write off of accounts receivable that occurred in the prior year, which did not reoccur in the current year. Finally, general and administrative expenses include foreign currency translation gains of approximately $4.6 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021 compared to foreign currency translation gains of approximately $2.4 million in the prior year period, most of which were related to intercompany loans. These decreases were partially offset by increased employee related expenses, increased amortization expense due to acquisitions in the current period, an increase in external legal fees, as well as a benefit in the prior year related to changes in the estimates of certain acquisitions achieving their earn-out targets.
Other operating income, net-Other operating income, net decreased $59.0 million to $2.0 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $61.0 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The decrease is primarily due to the net pre-tax benefit on the sale of the Memcor product line of $58.0 million, which is net of $8.3 million of discretionary compensation payments to employees in connection with the transaction and $1.0 million in transaction costs incurred in the first quarter of 2020. In the nine months ended June 30, 2021, other operating income, net includes COVID-19 pandemic subsidies received from the Canadian government.
Interest expense-Interest expense decreased $9.0 million, or 24.1%, to $28.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $37.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The decrease in interest expense was primarily driven by a reduction in the interest rate spread and LIBOR year over year, in addition to a $100.0 million debt prepayment that occurred in January 2020 and decreased debt as a result of the April 2021 refinancing of our senior credit facility.
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Income tax expense-Income tax expense increased $4.4 million to $7.7 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $3.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. Income tax expense increased due to the recognition of discrete items in the current period related to an adjustment for prepaid income taxes and an uncertain tax position in connection with a tax audit in a foreign jurisdiction, Additionally, income tax expense increased due to higher earnings in non-U.S. tax jurisdictions, which increases tax expense, and lower earnings in the U.S., which does not impact tax expense due to the U.S. valuation allowance.

Net income-Net income decreased $58.6 million, or 70.3%, to $24.7 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $83.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, as a result of the variances noted above.
Adjusted EBITDA-Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 increased by $4.9 million, or 3.0%, to $169.0 million, as compared to $164.1 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2020, primarily driven by operational efficiencies and cost savings, offset by the changes as compared to the prior year period in non-recurring expenses and benefits. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
Segment Results
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020
(In millions)% of Revenue% of Revenue% Variance
Revenue
Integrated Solutions and Services$678.5 65.3 %$694.7 66.4 %(2.3)%
Applied Product Technologies359.9 34.7 %350.9 33.6 %2.6 %
Total Consolidated$1,038.4 100.0 %$1,045.6 100.0 %(0.7)%
Operating profit (loss)
Integrated Solutions and Services$94.9 9.1 %$102.5 9.8 %(7.4)%
Applied Product Technologies54.2 5.2 %110.5 10.6 %(51.0)%
Corporate(88.4)(8.5)%(89.1)(8.5)%(0.8)%
Total Consolidated$60.7 5.8 %$123.9 11.8 %(51.0)%
Adjusted EBITDA (1)
Integrated Solutions and Services$148.8 14.3 %$153.5 14.7 %(3.1)%
Applied Product Technologies72.6 7.0 %66.5 6.4 %9.2 %
Corporate(52.4)(5.0)%(55.9)(5.3)%(6.3)%
Total Consolidated$169.0 16.3 %$164.1 15.7 %3.0 %

(1)Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. For a reconciliation to segment operating profit (loss), its most directly comparable financial measure presented in accordance with GAAP, see “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report.
Integrated Solutions and Services
Revenue in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment decreased $16.2 million, or 2.3%, to $678.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $694.7 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
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The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 for the Integrated Solutions and Services segment:
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$166.0 24.5 %$185.4 26.7 %$(19.4)(10.5)%
Aftermarket91.5 13.5 %90.7 13.1 %0.8 0.9 %
Revenue from services421.0 62.0 %418.6 60.3 %2.4 0.6 %
$678.5 100.0 %$694.7 100.0 %$(16.2)(2.3)%
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$670.0 98.7 %$693.8 99.9 %$(23.8)(3.4)%
Inorganic6.5 1.0 %0.9 0.1 %5.6 0.8 %
Foreign currency translation2.0 0.3 %n/an/a2.0 0.3 %
$678.5 100.0 %$694.7 100.0 %$(16.2)(2.3)%

The decrease in organic revenue was driven by lower sales volume, primarily in capital revenue, related to the timing of completion of projects in the microelectronics end market and temporary customer site closures and delays in annual maintenance in the oil and gas refining end markets in the first half of fiscal 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in North America. This was partially offset by growth in service and aftermarket revenue, including sales volume growth in a variety of end markets, as well as favorable price realization related to established service contracts.
Operating profit in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment decreased $7.6 million, or 7.4%, to $94.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $102.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
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Operating profit was unfavorably impacted by sales volume and mix, lower productivity due to customer shutdowns and enhanced safety protocols as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of fiscal 2021, as well as some challenges filling open positions. In addition, operating profit was negatively impacted by increased operating costs based on changes in allocation methodologies for corporate expenses. These declines were partially offset by favorable price/cost and reductions in travel and other discretionary spending in the current period.
Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA in the Integrated Solutions and Services segment decreased $4.7 million, or 3.1%, to $148.8 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, compared
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to $153.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The decline was driven by the same factors that impacted operating profit, other than the change in depreciation and amortization, and also excludes restructuring and other non-recurring activity. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
Applied Product Technologies
Revenue in the Applied Product Technologies segment increased $9.0 million, or 2.6%, to $359.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $350.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
The following tables provide the change in revenue by offering and the change in revenue by driver during the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 for the Applied Product Technologies segment:
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Revenue from product sales:
Capital$259.9 72.2 %$235.8 67.2 %$24.1 10.2 %
Aftermarket83.5 23.2 %98.2 28.0 %(14.7)(15.0)%
Revenue from services16.5 4.6 %16.9 4.8 %(0.4)(2.4)%
$359.9 100.0 %$350.9 100.0 %$9.0 2.6 %
Nine Months Ended June 30,
20212020$ Variance% Variance
(In millions)
% of
Revenue
% of
Revenue
Organic$347.0 96.4 %$336.5 95.9 %$10.5 3.1 %
Inorganic— — %14.4 4.1 %(14.4)(4.1)%
Foreign currency translation12.9 3.6 %n/an/a12.9 3.6 %
$359.9 100.0 %$350.9 100.0 %$9.0 2.6 %
The increase in organic revenue was driven by sales volume growth from product sales in the Asia Pacific region across multiple product lines, as demand improved following economic closures that occurred in the prior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This growth was partially offset by declines across multiple product lines in the Americas and EMEA regions as a result of continued customer site access challenges and delays. In addition, the divestiture of the Memcor product line reduced revenue by $14.4 million as compared to the prior year period while foreign currency was favorable by $12.9 million.
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Operating profit in the Applied Product Technologies segment decreased $56.3 million, or 51.0%, to $54.2 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $110.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
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The decline in operating profit was primarily related to the net pre-tax benefit on the sale of the Memcor product line of $58.0 million recognized in the prior year, which was net of $8.3 million of discretionary compensation payments to employees in connection with the transaction and $1.0 million in transaction costs incurred. Operating profit was also impacted by the reduction in sales volume as a result of the sale of the Memcor product line. These declines were partially offset by favorable organic sales volume, product mix and price, which offset inflation, as well as improvement in operational efficiencies due to global plant consolidations and cost containment measures.
Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. Adjusted EBITDA in the Applied Product Technologies segment increased $6.1 million, or 9.2%, to $72.6 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, compared to $66.5 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The increase was driven by the same factors that impacted operating profit, other than the change in depreciation and amortization, and also excludes other non-recurring activity, including the $58.0 million gain recognized in the prior year related to the divestiture of the Memcor product line. See “Non-GAAP Reconciliations” in Item 2 of this Report for a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA.
Corporate
Operating loss in Corporate decreased $0.7 million, or 0.8%, to $88.4 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, from $89.1 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The decrease period over period was primarily due to foreign currency translation gains of approximately $5.1 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021 compared to foreign currency translation gains of approximately $2.5 million in the prior year period, most of which were related to intercompany loans. Additionally, the decrease was driven by reductions in discretionary spending compared to the prior period. This was partially offset by increases in expenses associated with share-based compensation and shareholder litigation in the current period.

Non-GAAP Reconciliations
The following is a reconciliation of total revenue to organic revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2021:

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Total RevenueForeign Currency
Inorganic Revenue(1)
Organic Revenue
Three Months Ended June 30,% VarianceThree Months Ended June 30,% VarianceThree Months Ended June 30,% VarianceThree Months Ended June 30,% Variance
(In millions)20202021202020212020202120202021
Evoqua Water Technologies$347.8$369.76.3 %n/a$7.52.1 %$0.8$4.10.9 %$347.0$358.13.2 %
Integrated Solutions & Services$228.7$239.74.8 %n/a$1.50.7 %$0.8$4.11.4 %$227.9$234.12.7 %
Applied Product Technologies$119.1$130.09.2 %n/a$6.04.9 %$—$—— %$119.1$124.04.2 %

(1)Includes divestiture of the Lange Product Line on March 1, 2021, acquisition of Aquapure Technologies on September 3, 2020, acquisition of Ultrapure & Industrial Services on December 17, 2020 and acquisition of WCSI on April 1, 2021.

The following is a reconciliation of total revenue to organic revenue for the nine months ended June 30, 2021:

Total RevenueForeign Currency
Inorganic Revenue(1)
Organic Revenue
Nine Months Ended June 30,% VarianceNine Months Ended June 30,% VarianceNine Months Ended June 30,% VarianceNine Months Ended June 30,% Variance
(In millions)20202021202020212020202120202021
Evoqua Water Technologies$1,045.6$1,038.4(0.7)%n/a$14.91.4 %$15.3$6.5(0.8)%$1,030.3$1,017.0(1.3)%
Integrated Solutions & Services$694.7$678.5(2.3)%n/a$2.00.3 %$0.9$6.50.8 %$693.8$670.0(3.4)%
Applied Product Technologies$350.9$359.92.6 %n/a$12.93.6 %$14.4$—(4.1)%$336.5$347.03.1 %

(1)Includes divestiture of the Memcor product line on December 31, 2019, divestiture of the Lange Product Line on March 1, 2021, acquisition of Aquapure Technologies on September 3, 2020, acquisition of Ultrapure & Industrial Services on December 17, 2020 and acquisition of WCSI on April 1, 2021.
The following is a reconciliation of our Net income to adjusted EBITDA. Amounts excluded relate to items that management believes do not reflect the underlying, ongoing operational performance of the business as a result of their nature or size and/or are non-recurring and would not be expected to occur as part of our normal business on a regular basis:
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Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)20212020% Variance20212020% Variance
Net income$13.2 $21.8 (39.4)%$24.8 $83.3 (70.2)%
Income tax expense3.9 0.8 387.5%7.7 3.3 133.3 %
Interest expense11.2 10.5 6.7 %28.3 37.3 (24.1)%
Operating profit$28.3 $33.1 (14.5)%$60.8 $123.9 (50.9)%
Depreciation and amortization29.1 27.6 5.4 %83.6 80.1 4.4 %
EBITDA$57.4 $60.7 (5.4)%$144.4 $204.0 (29.2)%
Restructuring and related business transformation costs (a)1.8 3.1 (41.9)%9.0 11.0 (18.2)%
Share-based compensation (b)5.5 2.6 111.5 %11.8 8.6 37.2 %
Transaction costs (c)0.3 0.3 — %1.6 1.0 60.0 %
Other losses (gains) and expenses (d)1.2 (2.9)(141.4)%2.2 (60.5)(103.6)%
Adjusted EBITDA$66.2 $63.8 3.8 %$169.0 $164.1 3.0 %
(a)Restructuring and related business transformation costs
Adjusted EBITDA is calculated prior to considering certain restructuring or business transformation events. These events may occur over extended periods of time, and in some cases it is reasonably possible that they could reoccur in future periods based on reorganizations of the business, cost reduction or productivity improvement needs, or in response to economic conditions. For the periods presented such events include the following:
(i)Certain costs and expenses in connection with various restructuring initiatives, including severance and other employee-related costs, relocation and facility consolidation costs, and third-party consultant costs to assist with these initiatives. This includes:
(A)amounts related to the Company’s restructuring initiatives to reduce the cost structure and rationalize location footprint following the sale of the Memcor product line;
(B)amounts related to the Company’s transition from a three-segment structure to a two-segment operating model designed to better serve the needs of customers worldwide; and
(C)amounts related to various other initiatives implemented to restructure and reorganize our business with the appropriate management team and cost structure.
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Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)2021202020212020
Post Memcor divestiture restructuring$0.7 $1.2 $4.6 $4.9 
Cost of product sales and services (“Cost of sales”)0.3 0.8 3.4 3.7 
Sales and marketing expense (“S&M expense”)— (0.1)0.2 — 
General and administrative expense (“G&A expense”)0.4 0.5 0.7 1.2 
Other operating (income) expense— — 0.3 — 
Two-segment restructuring$0.2 $0.6 $0.8 $1.9 
Cost of sales0.1 0.4 0.3 1.0 
G&A expense0.1 0.2 0.5 0.9 
Other operating (income) expense— — — — 
Various other initiatives$0.5 $0.5 $2.0 $1.0 
Cost of sales0.5 0.3 1.0 0.7 
S&M expense0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 
G&A expense— 0.1 0.4 0.2 
Other operating (income) expense(0.1)— 0.4 — 
Total(1)
$1.4 $2.3 $7.4 $7.8 
(1)Of which $7.0 million and $7.7 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively, is reflected in restructuring charges in Note 14, “Restructuring and Related Charges,” in Part I, Item 1 of this Report.
(ii)Legal settlement costs and intellectual property related fees including fees and settlement costs associated with legacy matters, related to product warranty litigation on MEMCOR® products and certain discontinued products. This includes:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)2021202020212020
Cost of sales$0.1 $0.3 $0.3 $0.5 
G&A expense0.3 0.1 0.5 0.3 
Total$0.4 $0.4 $0.8 $0.8 
(iii)Expenses associated with our information technology and functional infrastructure transformation, including activities to optimize information technology systems and functional infrastructure processes. This includes:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)2021202020212020
Cost of sales$— $— $0.1 $0.1 
G&A expense— (0.1)0.1 0.6 
Total$— $(0.1)$0.2 $0.7 
(iv)Costs associated with the secondary public offering of common stock held by certain shareholders of the Company, as well as costs incurred by us in connection with establishment of our public company compliance structure and processes, including consultant costs. This includes:
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Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)2021202020212020
G&A expense$— $0.5 $0.6 $1.7 
Total$— $0.5 $0.6 $1.7 
(b)Share-based compensation
Adjusted EBITDA is calculated prior to considering share‑based compensation expenses related to equity awards. See Note 17, “Share-Based Compensation,” in Part I, Item 1 of this Report for further detail.
(c)Transaction related costs    
Adjusted EBITDA is calculated prior to considering transaction, integration and restructuring costs associated with business combinations because these costs are unique to each transaction and represent costs that were incurred as a result of the transaction decision. Integration and restructuring costs associated with a business combination may occur over several years and include, but are not limited to, consulting fees, legal fees, certain employee-related costs, facility consolidation and product rationalization costs, and fair value changes associated with contingent consideration. This includes:
Three Months Ended
June 30,
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)2021202020212020
Cost of sales$0.1 $0.1 $0.3 $(0.1)
G&A expense0.2 0.2 1.3 1.1 
Total$0.3 $0.3 $1.6 $1.0 
(d)Other losses, (gains) and expenses
Adjusted EBITDA is calculated prior to considering certain other significant losses, (gains) and expenses. For the periods presented such events include the following:
(i)impact of foreign exchange gains and losses;
(ii)foreign exchange impact related to headquarter allocations;
(iii)net expense reduction related to the remediation of manufacturing defects caused by a third-party vendor for which partial restitution was received;
(iv)charges incurred by the Company related to product rationalization in its electro-chlorination business;
(v)amounts related to the prior year sale of the Memcor product line;
(vi)expenses incurred by the Company as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including additional charges for personal protective equipment, increased costs for facility sanitization and one-time payments to certain employees;
(vii)legal fees incurred in excess of amounts covered by the Company’s insurance related to the Securities Litigation and SEC investigation; and
(viii)loss on divestiture of the Lange Product Line.
Other losses, (gains) and expenses include the following for the periods presented below:
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Three Months Ended June 30, 2021
Other Adjustments
(In millions)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)Total
Cost of sales$0.1 $— $— $1.5 $— $0.1 $— $— $1.7 
G&A expense(1.3)— — — — — 0.8 — (0.5)
Total$(1.2)$— $— $1.5 $— $0.1 $0.8 $— $1.2 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2020
Other Adjustments
(In millions)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)Total
Cost of sales$— $— $— $0.1 $— $0.7 $— $— $0.8 
G&A expense(4.0)(0.1)— — — 0.4 — — (3.7)
Total$(4.0)$(0.1)$— $0.1 $— $1.1 $— $— $(2.9)
Nine Months Ended June 30, 2021
Other Adjustments
(In millions)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)Total
Cost of sales$0.1 $— $— $2.4 $0.2 $0.2 $— $— $2.9 
G&A expense(5.2)— — — — 0.2 4.1 — (0.9)
Other operating (income) expense— — — — — — — 0.2 0.2 
Total$(5.1)$— $— $2.4 $0.2 $0.4 $4.1 $0.2 $2.2 
Nine Months Ended June 30, 2020
Other Adjustments
(In millions)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)Total
Cost of sales$(0.1)$— $0.1 $0.4 $0.2 $0.7 $— $— $1.3 
G&A expense(2.4)— — — 0.1 0.4 — — (1.9)
Other operating (income) expense— — (1.6)— (58.3)— — — (59.9)
Total$(2.5)$— $(1.5)$0.4 $(58.0)$1.1 $— $— $(60.5)
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We do not present net income on a segment basis because we do not allocate interest expense or income tax benefit (expense) to our segments, making operating profit the most comparable GAAP metric. The following is a reconciliation of our segment adjusted EBITDA to operating profit, its most directly comparable financial measure presented in accordance with GAAP:
Three Months Ended June 30,Nine Months Ended June 30,
2021202020212020
(In millions)Integrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesIntegrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesIntegrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product TechnologiesIntegrated Solutions and ServicesApplied Product Technologies
Operating profit$37.8 $22.7 $32.6 $23.6 $94.9 $54.2 $102.5 $110.5 
Depreciation and amortization18.2 3.5 17.8 3.5 52.3 10.6 50.7 10.7 
EBITDA$56.0 $26.2 $50.4 $27.1 $147.2 $64.8 $153.2 $121.2 
Restructuring and related business transformation costs (a)0.3 0.7 0.2 1.6 1.4 5.2 0.3 5.6 
Transaction costs (b)— — — 0.1 — — — (1.2)
Other losses (gains) and expenses (c)— 1.5 — 0.1 0.2 2.6 — (59.1)
Adjusted EBITDA$56.3 $28.4 $50.6 $28.9 $148.8 $72.6 $153.5 $66.5 
(a)Represents costs and expenses in connection with restructuring initiatives in the three and nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively. Such expenses are primarily composed of severance, relocation and facility consolidation costs.
(b)Represents costs associated with a change in the current estimate of certain acquisitions achieving their earn-out targets, which resulted in a decrease to the fair valued amount of the earn-out recorded upon acquisition, in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, distinct to our Applied Product Technologies segment.
(c)Other losses, (gains) and expenses as discussed above in “How We Assess the Performance of Our Business-Adjusted EBITDA” distinct to our Integrated Solutions and Services (“ISS”) and Applied Product Technologies (“APT”) segments include the following:
Three Months Ended June 30,Nine Months Ended June 30,
2021202020212020
(In millions)ISSAPTISSAPTISSAPTISSAPT
Trailing costs from the sale of the Memcor product line$— $— $— $— $— $0.2 $— $— 
Net pre-tax benefit on sale of the Memcor product line— — — — — — — (58.0)
Remediation of manufacturing defects— — — — — — — (1.5)
Product rationalization in electro-chlorination business— 1.5 — 0.1 — 2.4 — 0.4 
Loss on divestiture of Lange Product Line— — — — 0.2 — — — 
Total$— $1.5 $— $0.1 $0.2 $2.6 $— $(59.1)

Immaterial rounding differences may be present in the tables above.
Liquidity and Capital Resources
Liquidity describes the ability of a company to generate sufficient cash flows to meet the cash requirements of its business operations, including working capital needs, debt service, acquisitions, other commitments and contractual
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obligations. We consider liquidity in terms of cash flows from operations and their sufficiency to fund our operating and investing activities.
Our principal sources of liquidity are cash generated by our operating activities, borrowings under our revolving credit facility and financing arrangements related to capital expenditures for equipment used to provide services to our customers. Historically, we have financed our operations primarily from these sources. Our primary cash needs are for day to day operations, to pay interest and principal on our indebtedness, to fund working capital requirements and to make capital expenditures.
Our ability to fund our capital needs depends on our ongoing ability to generate cash from operations and access to bank financing and the capital markets. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has not materially impacted our liquidity to date, we plan to continue to evaluate aspects of our spending, including capital expenditures, discretionary spending, and strategic investments, as the year progresses. We have considered the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our liquidity and capital resources to date, and we do not currently expect it to impact our ability to meet future liquidity needs or continue to comply with our applicable debt covenants. We believe we are currently well-positioned to manage our business and have the ability and sufficient capacity to meet our cash requirements by using available cash, internally generated funds, and borrowing under our revolving credit facility. We are committed to maintaining a solid liquidity position.
As part of our ongoing efforts to improve our cash flow and related liquidity, we work with suppliers to optimize our terms and conditions, including occasionally extending payment terms. We also facilitate a voluntary supply chain finance program (the “program”) to provide certain of our suppliers with the opportunity to sell receivables due from us to participating financial institutions at the sole discretion of both the suppliers and the financial institutions. A third party administers the program; our responsibility is limited to making payment on the terms originally negotiated with our supplier, regardless of whether the supplier sells its receivable to a financial institution. We do not enter into agreements with any of the participating financial institutions in connection with the program. The range of payment terms we negotiate with our suppliers is consistent, irrespective of whether a supplier participates in the program. The amounts settled through the program and paid to participating financial institutions were $27.4 million and $26.4 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, respectively. A downgrade in our credit rating or changes in the financial markets could limit the financial institutions’ willingness to commit to participation in the program.
We expect to continue to finance our liquidity requirements through internally generated funds, borrowings under our revolving credit facility and equipment financing arrangements. We believe that our projected cash flows generated from operations, together with borrowings under our revolving credit facility and other financing arrangements are sufficient to fund our principal debt payments, interest expense, our working capital needs, and our expected capital expenditures for the next twelve months. Our capital expenditures for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020 were $54.1 million and $65.9 million, respectively. However, our budgeted capital expenditures can vary from period to period based on the nature of capital intensive project awards. Our focus on customer outsourced water projects will continue to be a driver of capital expenditures. From time to time, we may enter into financing arrangements related to capital expenditures for equipment used to provide services to our customers. During the nine months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, we entered into equipment financing arrangements totaling $25.4 million and $12.9 million, respectively. In addition, we may draw on our revolving credit facility from time to time to fund or partially fund an acquisition.
As of June 30, 2021, we had total indebtedness of $801.9 million, including $475.0 million of term loan borrowings under the 2021 Credit Agreement, $95.0 million outstanding under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, $148.2 million outstanding under the Securitization Facility, $83.3 million in borrowings related to equipment financing and $0.5 million of notes payable related to certain equipment related contracts. We also had $11.5 million of letters of credit issued under our 2021 Revolving Credit Facility as of June 30, 2021.
As of June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020, we were in compliance with the covenants contained in the Credit Agreement, including the revolving credit facility under the Credit Agreement.
2021 Credit Agreement
On April 1, 2021, EWT III entered into the 2021 Credit Agreement among EWT III, as borrower, EWT II, as parent guarantor, the lenders from time to time party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and
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collateral agent, and ING Capital, LLC, as sustainability coordinator. The 2021 Credit Agreement provides for a multi-currency senior secured revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the U.S. dollar equivalent of $350.0 million and a discounted senior secured term loan facility relating to a term loan in the amount of $475.0 million (together, the “Senior Facilities”). The 2021 Credit Agreement also provides for a letter of credit sub-facility not to exceed $60.0 million. On April 1, 2021, EWT III borrowed the full amount of $475.0 million under the 2021 Term Loan and $105.0 under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility. At June 30, 2021, the Company had $475.0 million outstanding under the 2021 Term Loan and $95.0 million outstanding on the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility.
The Senior Facilities are guaranteed by EWT II and certain existing and future direct or indirect wholly-owned domestic subsidiaries of EWT III (together with EWT III, collectively, the “Loan Parties”), and collateralized by a first lien on substantially all of the assets of the Loan Parties, with certain exceptions, including: (i) any equity interest in, and any assets sold to or held by, Evoqua Finance in connection with the Receivables Securitization Program, (ii) any equity interest in, and any assets sold to or held by, any other special purpose entity that is an indirect subsidiary of the Company in connection with any other securitization facility permitted under the 2021 Credit Agreement, and (iii) any real property with a fair market value of $5.0 million or less, when considered individually, or $30.0 million or less when taken together with all other real property owned by the Loan Parties.
With respect to the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, EWT III is required to pay a commitment fee based on the daily unused portion of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, as well as certain other fees to the agents and the arrangers under the Senior Facilities. Subject to the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, to the extent not previously paid, any amount owed under the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility will become due and payable in full on April 1, 2026.

With respect to the 2021 Term Loan, EWT III will pay quarterly installments of principal of approximately $1.2 million beginning in the fourth quarter of 2021. Subject to the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, to the extent not previously paid, any amount owed under the 2021 Term Loan will become due and payable in full on April 1, 2028.

Amounts outstanding under the Senior Facilities, at EWT III’s option, will bear interest at either (i) a Base Rate determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, (ii) with respect to any amounts denominated in U.S. dollars or Sterling, a LIBO rate, or replacement thereof, as determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, or (iii) with respect to amounts denominated in Euros, the EURIBOR rate, or replacement thereof, as determined in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement. In the case of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility, an applicable margin based on the consolidated total leverage of EWT III and its restricted subsidiaries, as calculated in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, will be added to the interest rate elected by EWT III; provided that the interest rate may be adjusted if EWT III meets certain metrics for a sustainability price adjustment prior to December 31, 2021. In the case of the 2021 Term Loan, a fixed applicable margin, calculated in accordance with the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, will be added to the interest rate elected by EWT III.
The net proceeds of the Senior Facilities, together with the net proceeds of the Receivables Securitization Program and cash on hand, were used to repay all outstanding indebtedness, in an aggregate principal amount of approximately $814.5 million, under the 2014 Credit Agreement. The proceeds of the 2021 Revolving Credit Facility may also be used to finance or refinance the working capital and capital expenditures needs of EWT III and certain of its subsidiaries and for general corporate purposes.
The 2021 Credit Agreement is subject to acceleration upon various events of default and contains customary representations, warranties, affirmative covenants, and negative covenants, each substantially similar to those included in the Credit Agreement, including, among other things, a springing maximum first lien leverage ratio of 5.55 to 1.00.
As a result of the refinancing, the Company wrote off approximately $1.3 million of deferred financing fees related to the 2014 Term Loan. In addition, the Company incurred approximately $5.0 million of fees as a result of the refinancing, of which $1.9 million were recorded as deferred financing fees on the Consolidated Balance Sheets and $3.1 million were expensed.
Receivables Securitization Program
On April 1, 2021, Evoqua Finance entered into the Receivables Securitization Program consisting of, among other agreements, (i) the Receivables Financing Agreement among Evoqua Finance, as the borrower, the Receivables
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Financing Lenders, PNC Bank, as administrative agent, EWT LLC, as initial servicer, and PNC Markets, as structuring agent, pursuant to which the lenders have made available to Evoqua Finance the Securitization Facility in an amount up to $150.0 million and (ii) the Sale Agreement among Evoqua Finance, as purchaser, EWT LLC, as initial servicer and as an originator, and Neptune Benson, Inc., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as an originator. Under the Receivables Securitization Program, the Originators, pursuant to the Sale Agreement, are required to sell substantially all of their trade receivables and certain related rights to payment and obligations of the Originators with respect to such receivables (the “Receivables”) to Evoqua Finance, which, in turn, will obtain loans secured by the Receivables from the Receivables Financing Lenders pursuant to the Receivables Financing Agreement. On April 1, 2021, Evoqua Finance borrowed $142.2 million under the Securitization Facility. During the third quarter of 2021, Evoqua Finance borrowed an additional amount under the Securitization Facility and had $148.2 million outstanding at June 30, 2021.
Pursuant to the Receivables Securitization Program, the aggregate principal amount of the loans made by the Receivables Financing Lenders will not exceed $150.0 million outstanding, subject to the borrowing base restrictions, unless so increased under the Receivables Financing Agreement. The Receivables Financing Lenders under the Receivables Securitization Program receive interest at LIBOR or LMIR as selected by Evoqua Finance. The Receivables Financing Agreement contains customary LIBOR benchmark replacement language. Additionally, PNC Bank and PNC Markets will receive certain fees as agents, and EWT LLC will receive a fee as servicer of the Receivables.

The Receivables Securitization Program contains certain customary representations, warranties, affirmative covenants, and negative covenants, subject to certain cure periods in some cases, including the eligibility of the Receivables being sold by the Originators and securing the loans made by the Receivables Financing Lenders, as well as customary reserve requirements, events of default, termination events, and servicer defaults. The Receivables Securitization Program matures on April 1, 2024. As of June 30, 2021, we were in compliance with the covenants contained in the Receivables Securitization Program.

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is a holding company and does not conduct any business operations of its own. As a result, our ability to pay cash dividends on our common stock, if any, is dependent upon cash dividends and distributions and other transfers from our operating subsidiaries. Under the terms of the 2021 Credit Agreement, our operating subsidiaries are currently limited in their ability to pay cash dividends to us, and we expect these limitations to continue in the future under the terms of any future credit agreement or any future debt or preferred equity securities of ours or of our subsidiaries.
Our indebtedness could adversely affect our ability to raise additional capital, limit our ability to react to changes in the economy or our industry, expose us to interest rate risk and prevent us from meeting our obligations.
Cash Flows
The following table summarizes the changes to our cash flows for the periods presented:
Nine Months Ended
June 30,
(In millions)20212020
Statement of Cash Flows Data
Net cash provided by operating activities$102.9 $100.7 
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities(74.4)41.8 
Net cash used in financing activities(83.0)(110.4)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash3.0 0.8 
Change in cash and cash equivalents$(51.5)$32.9 
Operating Activities
Cash flows from operating activities can fluctuate significantly from period‑to‑period as working capital needs and the timing of payments for restructuring activities and other items impact reported cash flows.
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Net cash provided by operating activities totaled $102.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, and $100.7 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
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Operating cash flows in the nine months ended June 30, 2021 reflect a decrease in net earnings of $58.5 million as compared to the nine months ended June 30, 2020, primarily driven by the gain on the sale of the Memcor product line in the prior year.
The add back of non‑cash items increased operating cash flows by $96.0 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, as compared to an increase to operating cash flows of $20.9 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, resulting in an increase of $75.1 million. This increase was primarily related to the gain on sale of the Memcor product line, which was reflected as a reduction of operating cash flows in the prior year, as well as increased depreciation and amortization in the current period. Non-cash changes also include the foreign currency translation gain or loss, deferred income taxes, amortization of deferred financing fees, and share-based compensation.
The aggregate of receivables, inventories, contract assets and liabilities, and accounts payable provided $11.5 million in operating cash flows in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, compared to a use of $17.3 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020.
The amount of cash flow generated from or used by the above mentioned accounts depends upon how effectively we manage our cash conversion cycle, which is a representation of the number of days that elapse from the date of purchase of raw materials and components to the collection of cash from customers. Our cash conversion cycle can be significantly impacted by the timing of collections and payments in a period.
The aggregate of the remaining assets and liabilities used $26.9 million of operating cash flows in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, compared to providing $12.2 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, resulting in a decrease to cash flows of $39.1 million. This decrease was primarily due to an increase in customer long term receivables and timing of payments, including vendor prepayments.
Income taxes used $2.5 million during the nine months ended June 30, 2021, as compared to providing $1.6 million during the nine months ended June 30, 2020, resulting in a decrease to cash flows of $4.1 million as compared to the prior year period.
Investing Activities
Net cash used in investing activities was $74.4 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, as compared to net cash provided by investing activities of $41.8 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, resulting in a net
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decrease of $116.2 million as compared to the prior year period. This decrease was largely driven by proceeds from the sale of the Memcor product line during the nine months ended June 30, 2020, in addition to higher cash outflow associated with the Ultrapure and WCSI acquisitions in the current year period as compared to the Frontier acquisition that occurred in the prior period. This was decrease was partially offset by lower cash outflow associated with purchase of capital assets compared to the prior period. Other activity related to purchase of intangible assets remained relatively consistent with the prior period.
Financing Activities
Net cash used in financing activities was $83.0 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2021, as compared to a use of $110.4 million in the nine months ended June 30, 2020, resulting in a net decrease of $27.4 million as compared to the prior year period. The decrease in cash used in financing activities for the nine months ended June 30, 2021 was primarily due to the debt refinancing activities that occurred in the three months ended June 30, 2021. Additionally, cash received from the issuance of common stock in connection with the exercise of stock options increased in the current period and taxes paid related to net share settlements of share-based compensation awards and distribution of dividends to non-controlling interest declined compared to the prior period.
Seasonality
Our business has historically exhibited seasonality resulting from our customers’ increasing demand for our products and services during the spring and summer months as compared to the fall and winter months. For example, our business servicing municipal customers experiences increased demand for our odor control product lines and services in the warmer months which, together with other factors, has historically resulted in improved performance in the second half of our fiscal year. Inclement weather, such as hurricanes, droughts and floods, can also drive increased demand for our products and services. As a result, our results from operations may vary from period to period.
 
Seasonal trends historically displayed by our business have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and past performance should not be considered indicative of future results.  For example, decreased customer demand resulting from the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic and the measures taken to control its spread mitigated the seasonal factors that have historically resulted in improved performance in the second half of fiscal 2020 and could have a similar impact in fiscal 2021.

Off‑Balance Sheet Arrangements
We had the following outstanding under our credit arrangements at June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2020:
(In millions)June 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Letters of credit$11.5 $13.0 
Surety bonds$141.8 $153.0 
The longest maturity date of the letters of credit and surety bonds in effect as of June 30, 2021 was March 20, 2030.
Critical Accounting Policies and Estimates
The Company’s significant accounting policies are described in Item 8., Note 2, “Summary of Significant Accounting Policies” included in the 2020 Annual Report. Any new accounting policies or updates to existing accounting policies as a result of new accounting pronouncements have been included in the Notes to the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements in Part I, Item 1 of this Report. The application of the Company’s accounting policies may require the use of estimates and assumptions. Management uses historical experience and all available information to make these estimates and assumptions. Estimates are revised as additional information becomes available. Actual results could differ from these estimates.
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See Note 2, “Recent Accounting Pronouncements” in the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements in Item 1 of this Report for a discussion of recently issued accounting guidance.
Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk
There have been no material changes to the information concerning exposure to market risks as stated in Part I, Item 7A of the 2020 Annual Report.
Item 4.    Controls and Procedures.
Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
Our disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) or 15d-15(e) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”)) are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed in the reports that we file or submit under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized, and reported within the time periods specified in the rules and forms of the SEC and to ensure that information required to be disclosed is accumulated and communicated to management, including our principal executive and financial officers, to allow timely decisions regarding disclosure. Our management has evaluated, under the supervision and with the participation of our Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), the effectiveness of our disclosure controls and procedures as of the end of the period covered by this Report. Based on that evaluation, the CEO and CFO concluded that the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of such date.

While our disclosure controls and procedures are designed to provide reasonable assurance of their effectiveness, because of the inherent limitations in all control systems, no evaluation of controls can provide absolute assurance that all control issues and instances of fraud, if any, within the Company have been detected.
Changes in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
There were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the quarterly period ended June 30, 2021 that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.





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Part II - Other Information

Item 1. Legal Proceedings
From time to time, we are subject to various claims, charges and litigation matters that arise in the ordinary course of business. We believe these actions are a normal incident of the nature and kind of business in which we are engaged. While it is not feasible to predict the outcome of these matters with certainty, we do not believe that any asserted or unasserted legal claims or proceedings, individually or in the aggregate, will have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition, results of operations or prospects.

In November 2018, a purported shareholder of the Company filed a class action lawsuit, captioned McWilliams v. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp., Case No. 1:18-CV-10320, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging that the Company and senior management violated federal securities laws by issuing false, misleading, and/or omissive disclosures in the period leading up to the Company’s October 30, 2018 announcement of, among other things, (a) preliminary results for the full-year fiscal 2018 that were below previous expectations and (b) a transition from a three-segment structure to a two-segment operating model.  In January 2019, the court appointed lead plaintiffs and lead counsel and re-captioned the action as In re Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. Securities Litigation (the “Securities Litigation”). In March 2019, lead plaintiffs filed an amended complaint, which asserted claims pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Securities Act of 1933 against the Company, members of the Company’s board of directors, senior management, a former executive, AEA, and the underwriters of the Company’s IPO and secondary public offering. The amended complaint alleged that the defendants violated federal securities laws by issuing false, misleading, and/or omissive disclosures concerning the Company’s integration of acquired companies, the Company’s reduction-in-force, and the Company’s financial results of operations. The lawsuit sought compensatory damages in an unspecified amount and an award of costs and expenses to the plaintiff and class counsel.  In March 2020, the Court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss a portion of the claims, dismissing all claims predicated on supposedly intentional misstatements or omissions, which were brought under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The claims that remained were those brought under the Securities Act of 1933. The Company filed an answer denying the material allegations of the complaint, the parties engaged in discovery, and lead plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification in December 2020.

On June 1, 2021, following mediation, the parties filed a stipulation agreeing to settle the Securities Litigation (subject to Court approval) for $16.65 million, all of which will be covered by insurance. On July 8, 2021, the Court entered an order preliminarily approving the settlement and scheduling a hearing for November 1, 2021 to determine whether to grant final approval to the settlement and dismiss the Securities Litigation.

In April 2019, another purported shareholder of the Company filed a derivative lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, captioned Dallas Torgersen v. Ronald C. Keating, Case No. 2:19-CV-410. The complaint names as defendants the Company’s CEO and CFO, as well as members of the Company’s board of directors, and it names the Company as a nominal defendant. The complaint alleges, among other things, that the individual defendants violated federal securities laws by issuing false, misleading, and/or omissive disclosures in the period leading up to the Company’s October 30, 2018 disclosures, and that they breached their fiduciary duties to the Company. The lawsuit seeks compensatory damages in an unspecified amount, an award of costs and expenses, restitution from the individual defendants, and an order directing the Company and the individual defendants to take unspecified actions to reform and improve the Company’s corporate governance and internal procedures.

In July 2020, a different purported shareholder of the Company filed a second shareholder derivative lawsuit ostensibly on behalf of the Company in the same court, captioned Robert Hyams v. Ronald C. Keating, Case No. 2:20-CV-1112. The complaint is similar to the one in Torgersen but also names as defendants AEA and a number of its affiliated entities. In September 2020, the court consolidated the Torgersen and Hyams cases under the caption In re Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. Derivative Litigation (the “Derivative Litigation”). The Derivative Litigation has been stayed since June 2019 pending resolution of the Securities Litigation.

In February 2020, yet another purported shareholder of the Company sent a letter to the board of directors demanding that it investigate and bring claims against various directors and officers for the same matters that were already the subject of the Securities Litigation and the Derivative Litigation. Although no lawsuit has yet been filed by
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this purported shareholder, the shareholder agreed to stay matters on terms similar to what was agreed in the Derivative Litigation.

On July 28, 2021, following mediation, the parties signed an agreement, subject to Court approval, to settle the Derivative Litigation and the stockholder demand for non-cash consideration, including certain enhancements to corporate governance practices and internal procedures.

In October 2020, the Company learned that the SEC and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts are investigating whether financial misstatements were made in the Company’s public filings and earnings announcements prior to October 2018, similar to what is alleged in the Securities Litigation. The Company is cooperating with those investigations. Although the Company is unable to predict the outcome or reasonably estimate any potential loss, we currently believe that this matter will not have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition, results of operations or prospects.
Item 1A. Risk Factors
There have been no material changes to the information concerning risk factors as stated in our 2020 Annual Report.
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
None.

Item 3.    Defaults Upon Senior Securities
None.

Item 4.    Mine Safety Disclosures
None.

Item 5.    Other Information
None.

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Item 6.    Exhibits
The following exhibits are filed or furnished as a part of this report:
Exhibit
No.
Exhibit Description
10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4
10.5
31.1*
31.2*
32.1**
32.2**
101.INS*Inline XBRL Instance Document - the instance document does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
101.SCH*Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document.
101.CAL*Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document.
101.DEF*Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document.
101.LAB*Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document.
101.PRE*Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)
* Filed herewith
** Furnished herewith


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SIGNATURES
 
    Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
  
  
  
  
  
August 3, 2021/s/ RONALD C. KEATING
 By:Ronald C. Keating
  Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer)
  
  
  
  
  
August 3, 2021/s/ BENEDICT J. STAS
 By:Benedict J. Stas
  Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
   






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