Duperon Corporation of Saginaw, MI, a maker in adaptive screening technologies for water/wastewater industries, has promoted Tammy Blanchard to lead sales project manager. A Duperon veteran of seven years, Blanchard brings nearly 30 years of sales and customer support experience to the position.
Strategic investments in modern water and wastewater infrastructure will play a key role in ensuring Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador residents have access to reliable services to support healthy communities.
The Federal and Saskatchewan governments have announced more than $33 million in joint funding for 26 projects in Saskatchewan. Important upgrades to water and wastewater systems in the Town of Hudson Bay and the Village of Edenwold will help protect the health of residents and the environment.
The Alberta government has announced eight new water infrastructure projects for seven Alberta communities. The projects include upgrading or creating new water/wastewater treatment systems, storm water management systems and flood barriers.
Flowery Branch, Georgia, is facing tremendous growth as suburban Atlanta continues to sprawl. The community’s water and wastewater systems must prepare to support new residents and businesses while keeping costs in check.
Orange Research, a supplier of PVC filter gauges and switches for water and corrosive liquid applications, has expanded its line. The primary wetted parts are PVC, Teflon for compatibility with water and liquid chemicals.
Emerson and Dragos, Inc., developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cybersecurity asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed a global agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets.
Mueller Water Products of Atlanta announced that it has acquired Krausz Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of pipe couplings, grips and clamps, for US$140 million in cash. Krausz provides a full suite of innovative and proprietary pipe couplings, grips and clamps under the HYMAX brand for the global water and wastewater industries.
A new hybrid PVC/rubber hose introduced by AutomationDirect is suitable for air and water use. Nitra hybrid PVC hose is a blend of PVC and rubber with a polyester braided reinforcement. The PVC gives light weight, color stability and hardness for higher working pressures while the rubber gives improved flexibility and operating temperature range.