Nadia Abboud of Severn Trent Services elected to WWEMA board

FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 13, 2010 -- Nadia Abboud, marketing manager, water purification for Severn Trent Services, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA)...

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FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 13, 2010 -- Nadia Abboud, marketing manager, water purification for Severn Trent Services, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA). WWEMA is a national trade organization representing the interests of North American-based companies that manufacture and supply technologies used in municipal and industrial water and wastewater applications worldwide. The election took place at the organization's annual meeting held on December 21, 2009, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Abboud will be eligible for a second, three-year term in 2013.

As marketing manager, water purification, Abboud is responsible for marketing Severn Trent Services' disinfection, filtration and instrumentation technologies on a global basis. The company has designated her as its liaison with the U.S. Commercial Service, the trade promotion unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. She is an eight-year veteran of the water and wastewater industry and has been widely published in industry publications. Abboud earned a bachelor's degree in management with concentrations in international business and Arab and Islamic studies from Villanova University.

About WWEMA
WWEMA is a 101-year old national, non-profit trade organization representing the interests of North American-based companies that manufacture and supply technologies used in municipal and industrial water and wastewater applications worldwide. The organization's members, the majority of which are small-to-mid sized U.S. owned companies, provide highly-engineered technologies that encompass specialty parts and components from sources throughout the world -- products that U.S. municipalities have come to rely upon in meeting their drinking water and wastewater treatment needs.

About Severn Trent Services
Severn Trent Services (www.severntrentservices.com), with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies, and contract operating services. Our analytical services group is the United Kingdom's leading environmental testing organization, and our international operating services business provides worldwide contract operation and support for 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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