Hach Company provides Hurricane Katrina Relief

Monitoring, instrumentation & control company donating money, technical training and equipment to Rural Water Associations in affected states. The Loveland, Colo., business also wins award from R&D Magazine for its Event Monitor Trigger system...

LOVELAND, CO, Sept. 19, 2005 -- In response to the Katrina disaster, the Hach Company, a subsidiary of Danaher Corp., is donating money, technical training and water analytical equipment to the Rural Water Associations of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

"We feel certain these Rural Water professionals will be able to use Hach's equipment and money, to help the largest number of people get access to safe drinking water and adequate sewage treatment in the shortest time possible," the company stated in a release on the topic.

In addition, both Danaher Corp. and the associates of Hach Company are in the process of collecting funds to donate to the American Red Cross. Hach is also making its Analytical Waste Water Trailers available to water professionals in the impacted areas to assist with the cleanup efforts. Finally, Hach Company is donating equipment to Miox Corp., of Albuquerque, N.M., for use on a self-contained, portable drinking water plant which will provide 24,000 gallons of clean and safe drinking water, a day, to those in need.

If you are in need of Hach's assistance to help safeguard the health and welfare of fellow Americans, please contact Mr. Denton Slovacek: (800) 227-4224.

The Hach Company (www.hach.com) is located in Loveland, Colo., and is a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. The company is a global leader in the development, manufacture, marketing and support of laboratory, on-line, and on-site water quality analysis solutions.

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In other company news: "New Hach technology capable of 'learning' deviations in water quality" -- LOVELAND, CO, Sept. 16, 2005 -- Hach Homeland Security Technologies' Event Monitorâ„¢ Trigger System has been recognized as one of the 100 most technologically significant new products of 2005 by R&D Magazine...

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