WaterBriefs: ITT Industries buys key U.S. distributor of water treatment products

Also in this report: Calif. DWR sets energy workshops for water, wastewater agencies; Solucorp chosen to supply chemicals for Italian treatment plant; Isonics, Tetra Tech, Identix growth sparked by homeland security, says research analyst; Efficiency Technologies enters new licensing agreement with ChemCal; SFA's defense division wins $39 million order for Army, Marine water systems...

In other news below, see:
-- DWR schedules August energy workshops for water, wastewater agencies
-- Solucorp chosen to supply chemicals for Italian treatment plant
-- Isonics, Tetra Tech, Identix growth sparked by homeland security
-- Efficiency Technologies enters new licensing agreement with ChemCal
-- SFA's defense division wins $39 mln order for Army, Marine water systems

ITT Industries buys key U.S. distributor of water treatment products
WHITE PLAINS, NY, Aug. 5, 2005 -- ITT Industries Inc. has acquired the business and assets of Ellis K. Phelps & Company (Phelps) of Apopka, Florida. Phelps has long been the largest U.S. distributor of products sold under ITT's Flygt brand for the wastewater pumping and treatment market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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DWR schedules August energy workshops for water, wastewater agencies
SACRAMENTO, CA, Aug. 5, 2005 -- As part of ongoing efforts by the state to promote energy conservation and awareness, the California Department of Water Resources will sponsor a series of informational workshops Aug. 22, 23 and 25 to benefit water and wastewater agencies. Water production, distribution, treatment, and disposal represent more than 10% of all Statewide energy use...
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Solucorp chosen to supply chemicals for Italian treatment plant
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Aug. 8, 2005 -- Solucorp Industries has received the initial US$300,000 for the technical "know how" provided and the work done by Solucorp during the planning and construction phase of the treatment plant at the Ravenna, Ponticelle, Italy site. Additionally, the first shipment of chemicals has arrived at the port for delivery to the Ravenna, Ponticelle site Aug. 17.
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Isonics, Tetra Tech, Identix growth sparked by homeland security, says analyst
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2005 -- Terrorist activities in the U.S. and abroad have ushered in a new era of urgency and devotion to protect against future attacks, and in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security will continue to have a profound influence on how the private sector evolves to address national security initiatives, says Investrend Research analyst Ryan Fuhrmann, CFA, in the initiating Homeland Security Sector report, including special Spotlight coverage on such key HS corporations as Isonics Corp., Tetra Tech and Identix...
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Efficiency Technologies enters new licensing agreement with ChemCal
TULSA, OK, Aug. 8, 2005 -- Efficiency Technologies Inc. (EffTec), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Resource Management Inc., announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with ChemCal, Inc. Pursuant to the licensing agreement, EffTec will integrate EffHVAC™ into ChemCal's E-Service Report software. EffHVAC is a powerful easy to use Internet-based chiller, boiler and plate exchanger efficiency and trending tool that affords facilities the ability to document, monitor, evaluate and manage chiller system performance. ChemCal is a progressive, Texas-based water treatment company located in Grapevine, Texas. ChemCal provides service and support for a variety of institutional and industrial accounts throughout the southern United States. E-Service Report customers will have immediate access to their EffHVAC service with the click of a button, without having to use an additional log in.
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SFA's defense division wins $39 mln order for Army, Marine water systems
EASTON, MD, Aug. 8, 2005 (PRNewswire) -- SFA Inc. - Defense Products Division (SFA-DPD) has received a $39 million order under an existing contract for 95 Tactical Water Purification Systems (TWPS) to be used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. The units will be manufactured at SFA-DPD's facility located in Frederick, Md. They're a response to the U.S. military requirement for a safe, reliable supply of potable water to support various units during combat and non-combat operations...
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In earlier newsbriefs, see:
-- "WaterBriefs: Pa. DEP unveils new monitoring requirements for nutrient load discharges" -- Also in this report (Aug. 5, 2005): Chemilizer expands distribution in Pacific Basin; NRDC rates R.I. beach as top waterways protector; Consolidated Pump & Supply now distributes Pentair's Aermotor; Water scarcity issues within U.S., Mexico addressed in Research & Markets report; N.J. American Water wins industry award for environmental quality; JEA adopts new version of eMeter system; NGWA conference hears Dallas' MTBE case against oil industry; L.J. Star acquires Tank Components Inc...

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