Washington, D.C. 20549

Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 16, 2021

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

1717 Doolittle Drive, San Leandro, California 94577
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(510) 483-7370
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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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, $0.001 par valueERIIThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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. ☐

Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) On September 16, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Energy Recovery, Inc. (the “Registrant”) appointed Ms. Lisa Anne Pollina as a Class I director. With the appointment of Ms. Pollina, the Registrant’s Board consists of 7 directors. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Pollina and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director. Ms. Pollina will receive the same compensation (pro-rated for her actual service) and indemnification as the Registrant’s other non-employee directors. There are no family relationships between Ms. Pollina and any of the officers or directors of the Registrant. There are no transactions between Ms. Pollina and the Registrant that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Pollina is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits
Exhibit NumberDescription
104Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document


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 hereunto duly authorized.

Energy Recovery, Inc.
Date:September 20, 2021By:/s/ William Yeung
William Yeung
Chief Legal Officer