Energy Recovery Inc. recognized for energy-reducing technology for desalination

Sponsored by

SAN LEANDRO, CA, Oct. 19, 2011 -- Energy Recovery Inc., a leader in the design and development of energy recovery devices for desalination and other industrial processes, has been selected as a California Clean Technology "Game Changer" for 2011 in the category of Innovation in Energy and Water by Grow-California for its leadership, innovation and impact on California's clean tech industry and economy. The company will receive its "Game Changer" award at the conclusion of the Clean Tech Innovation Conference at the Kaiser Center, in downtown Oakland, to be held on November 2nd and 3rd.

"We are pleased to receive the 'Game Changer' of the year award for our innovative PX energy recovery technology. It is rewarding to be able to reduce energy consumption while also helping to produce billions of gallons of water for millions of people around the world"

"We are pleased to receive the 'Game Changer' of the year award for our innovative PX energy recovery technology. It is rewarding to be able to reduce energy consumption while also helping to produce billions of gallons of water for millions of people around the world," said Tom Rooney, president and CEO of ERI. "To be in the same company as important 'green' contributors such as Google, Tesla and others is an honor."

Clean technology is considered a key strategy across the nation and throughout the world to create much-needed jobs, improve the economy and lessen the demand for fossil fuels.

"This company is a prime example of a true game changer in the clean tech space," said Jon Gregory, president and CEO of Grow California. He added, "There were more than 200 quality companies nominated which means that the 2011 Game Changes are an elite group and an excellent representation of California's leading role in the world's clean tech industry."

For more information about the California Clean Tech conference and the "Game Changer of the Year" awards, visit: http://www.grow-california.com/.

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

WaterWorld launches third WaterShots online photo contest

WaterWorld has officially launched its third WaterShots online photo contest, intended to capture the essence of aging water and wastewater infrastructure across the nation.

Truckee Meadows Water Authority earns prestigious Presidents Award

The Truckee Meadows Water Authority of Reno, Nev., announced that it has recently received the Presidents Award from the Partnership for Safe Water for exceptional operation.

WERF requests proposals for sustainable integrated water management research

In an effort to support its integrated water program, the Water Environment Research Foundation is currently requesting proposals for two new research projects.

Trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane found in MN city water wells

The city of New Brighton, Minn., announced that a contaminant of emerging concern, 1,4-dioxane, has been detected in trace amounts in some of the city's wells. The likely source of the dioxane is the local Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA