Severn Trent Services receives Pioneer Award from British American Business Council

The Philadelphia chapter of the British American Business Council has honored Severn Trent Services with its Pioneer Award, which recognizes the company's global growth and its contribution to the sustained growth of the Philadelphia region. Accepting the award during an Oct. 4 ceremony in Philadelphia was Len Graziano, president and CEO of Severn Trent Services...

Company is recognized for significant growth of its global operations and its contribution to the sustained growth of the Philadelphia region.

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. -- October 17, 2006 -- The Philadelphia chapter of the British American Business Council has honored Severn Trent Services with its Pioneer Award, which recognizes the company's global growth and its contribution to the sustained growth of the Philadelphia region. Accepting the award during an October 4 ceremony in Philadelphia was Len Graziano, president and CEO of Severn Trent Services.

In 1990, Severn Trent's Services U.K.-based parent company, Severn Trent Plc, acquired Capital Controls, a manufacturer of water and wastewater instrumentation based in Colmar, Pa. Capital Controls was the first of several environmental services companies that Severn Trent Plc acquired and combined into what is now Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions. Based in Ft. Washington, Pa., the company has 90 locations worldwide.

"Severn Trent Services set down roots in the Philadelphia region 16 years ago," said Graziano. "Today, we have offices throughout the United States and the world, and we are helping to pioneer the provision of world-class water and wastewater services in emerging markets."

The British American Business Council is the largest transatlantic business network, with more than 25 chapters and 3,500 member companies based in major regions throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The organization's goal is to promote business partnerships between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Severn Trent Services (www.severntrentservices.com), based in Fort Washington, Pa., is a leading supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies, contract operating services and state-of-the-art residential metering products and services. Our international management services business provides support in all aspects of water and wastewater utility operational development and business transformation. Severn Trent Services is a member of the Severn Trent Plc group of companies. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.

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