Jan 11, 2019

Industry News Week 1/6/19

Pentair expands their water treatment offerings

Industry news for the water quality industry for week 1/6/19

Dataman Group Direct Launches Website

Dataman Group Direct, a provider of targeted direct mail, telemarketing, email and social media marketing lists for lead generation, announced the launch of its newly designed website. In addition, there is a completely new section dedicated to the water treatment Industry here.

The completely revamped website features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality and enriched content areas to help business owners stay up-to-date with current marketing trends.

Pentair Expands Water Treatment Businesses

Pentair announced that it has signed two separate definitive agreements to acquire Aquion and Pelican Water Systems for $160 million and $120 million respectively. Both are subject to customary closing conditions and necessary regulatory approvals.

The planned acquisitions are the first to be announced since Pentair finalized the separation of its electrical business in Q2 2018. Now a pure play water company, the addition of Aquion and Pelican Water Systems will expand Pentair’s residential and commercial water treatment business. Aquion offers a line of residential and commercial water treatment solutions and Pelican Water Systems is a provider of residential whole house water treatment systems.

12WaterAudit Hires Director of Lead Programs

120WaterAudit hired Erica Walker as their director of lead programs. Walker will manage support and guidance for state agencies, schools and utilities engaged in lead sampling and remediation efforts. Prior to joining 120WaterAudit, Walker served as a program manager in the water resources and infrastructure planning program for the Indiana Finance Authority. As the program manager, Walker managed the Indiana lead-sampling program, which provided free lead testing for more than 900 K-12 schools across the state.

IAPMO Launches New Website

The IAPMO Group launched a newly designed website that features quick and easy access to each of the organization's core competencies, such as product testing and certification, codes and standards development, training and personnel certification, membership, and management system registration. The new website is located at the same familiar address.

The content has been reorganized and offers a far cleaner design, resulting in a website that is easier to navigate and search. Technological improvements provide for faster performance and increased accessibility around the world. The revamped website is mobile enabled, with a design that adapts to suit cell phone and tablet displays as well as personal computers.

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