Industry News - April 2014

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Xylem extends TotalCare service to Sanitaire

Xylem extended its TotalCare service to the Sanitaire portfolio of wastewater treatment products and systems. Services include inspection and auditing, maintenance contracts, asset refurbishment, parts and logistics, monitoring and supervision, training and technical support.

WesTech facility receives ISO certification

WesTech Engineering’s Iowa branch received ISO 9001:2008 certification. The facility oversees the company’s general filter and microfloc product lines.

ADS polypropylene pipe receives Ontario approval

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation approved ADS polypropylene pipe for gravity flow sewer and water applications. The new standards and specifications denote dual and triple wall polypropylene (PP) pipe, in addition to previously approved high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in diameters of 100 to 1,500 mm.

Singer Valve receives NSF 372 certification

Singer Valve received NSF 372 certification for low lead content in its control valves, which use stainless steel for wetted areas.

UV Pure revises wholesale channel

UV Pure Technologies, developer and manufacturer of UV water purification system, provides wholesalers with direct pricing, next-day shipping of parts, technical support and training. The revised North American wholesale channel structure follows the company’s termination of its nonexclusive master distribution agreement with 3M Purification in North America.

Apollo Safety forms wastewater division

Apollo Safety, based in Fall River, Mass., formed a new division to serve the wastewater treatment industry. The division will offer gas detection equipment, maintenance and monitoring.

Meter pumps from seepex receive NSF 61 certification

Metering pumps from seepex received NSF 61 certification for use in treating water and wastewater. The pumps are certified safe for sodium, hypochlorite, ferric chloride, sodium bisulfate, potassium permanganate, sodium silicofluoride, calcium fluoride, polymers and most other chemicals commonly used in water and wastewater flocculation, clarification, sterilization and buffering.

Hayward expands Canadian operations

Hayward Flow Control expanded operations to a facility in Oakville, Canada. The 200,000-square-foot warehouse and office will headquarter customer service, technical service, valve automation service, product warehousing, sales and marketing support.

Kohler donates generator to Seaside Park

Kohler Generators donated a commercial-grade, standby generator to Seaside Park, N.J., scene of two disasters. In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy swept away the borough’s boardwalk and nearby amusement park, destroying homes and businesses. In September 2013, the community’s rebuilding efforts were set back by a boardwalk fire. The generator will be used to provide power for the administration building at 1701 North Ocean Ave. The building serves as a command center and shelter during crisis situations.   



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