Sutron to provide monitoring, datalogging equipment for U.S. Geological Survey

June 12, 2009
STERLING, VA, June 9, 2009 -- Sutron Corporation has received an order in the amount of $3,684,407 from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)...

STERLING, VA, June 9, 2009 -- Sutron Corporation, a leading provider of hydrological, meteorological and oceanic monitoring products, systems, software and services, announced today that an order in the amount of $3,684,407 was received from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on June 5, 2009 under an established Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity contract.

This order, Sutron's first under the Obama Administration's "Recovery" funding, is to provide 1,239 SatLink2 GOES Satellite Transmitter/Loggers in four different configurations and 75 water level sensors before 1 April 2010. Sutron expects additional orders as a result of the "Recovery" funding over the remainder of 2009 and 2010.

Sutron began fiscal year 2009 expecting that approximately $5,000,000 of its reported backlog at December 31, 2008 would be converted into revenue in 2009. May 2009 customer orders were approximately $950,000. Customer orders thru the first five months of 2009 were approximately $7,797,000. Including the June 2009 USGS order, Sutron's 2009 backlog and customer orders total approximately $16,481,000.

Sutron provides products, systems, software and services in the areas of hydrological monitoring, meteorological monitoring, and oceanic monitoring for the management of critical water resources, for early warning of potentially disastrous floods, storms or tsunamis, for the optimization of hydropower plants and for providing real-time weather condition data for airports.