Water & Wastewater Industry News: June 2016

Here's a quick roundup of this month's industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.
Water & Wastewater Industry News: June 2016

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American Water Names President
American Water named Deborah A. Degillio president of American Water Enterprises. She replaces Sharon Cameron who retired in May. Degillio was vice president and treasurer for American Water and has 20 years of experience in the utility and energy sectors. In her new role, she will lead American Water’s Contract Services Group, Military Services Group and Homeowner Services.

DeZurik Releases Valve Selection Guide
DeZurik’s new Valve Selection Guide is designed to help users navigate the company’s product line based on valve type, general specifications, common media and applications by industry. The guide’s selection chart uses color-coded ratings to categorize each valve style’s general usage in a particular application: Not Used, Limited Application, May Be Used, Typical Application and Maximum Performance. The chart considers both cost and performance factors for a specific application when determining its rating. The guide is viewable on DeZurik’s website on the Bulletins page under the “Valve Selection Guides & General Information.” Printed copies may be requested from a local DeZurik representative.

WesTech Partners with Cleanergy
WesTech partnered with Cleanergy to bring the Cleanergy GasBox biogas generator to the United States. The GasBox generates electricity and heat from biogas using a Stirling engine. The GasBox generates electricity and heat from biogas using a Stirling engine. The GasBox requires minimal-to-no gas cleaning, which allows for small and midsize wastewater treatment plants to achieve the power-generating benefits of biogas utilization. The GasBox can also run on biogas with a methane concentration as low as 18 percent, which eliminates the need at larger plants to burn off this biogas with a natural gas supplement.

F.S.R.C. Tanks Joins Permastore Distribution Network
F.S.R.C. Tanks joined Permastore’s global distribution network. F.S.R.C. will bring Permastore’s GlassFusedtoSteel, fusion-bonded epoxy tanks and silos and Permadome roofs and covers to the U.S. water and wastewater markets.

NIBCO Acquires Webstone Valve Assets
NIBCO acquired the valve assets of Webstone Company. The new business will be named Webstone, a brand of NIBCO. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, Webstone has been a leader in ball valve technology since 1954.


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