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Clark Honored with Ditch Witch Superior Service Award

The Charles Machine Works (CMW®), Inc., manufacturer of Ditch Witch® underground construction equipment, is pleased to announce that Kelly Clark is the winner of the Ditch Witch Superior Service and Support Excellence Award for 2011. 2012/04/18

Freese and Nichols Receives Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Nichols, a statewide leader of engineering, architecture and environmental services, was presented with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award during a ceremony on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. The ceremony was presided over by U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson and Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  Robert Pence, president and CEO, and Cindy Milrany, CFO, accepted the award on behalf of Freese and Nichols. 2012/04/17

Severn Trent Services Wins Awards for Health and Safety

Severn Trent Services Operating Services UK & Ireland has been honoured with two awards for the third consecutive year by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for their exceptional track record in health and safety, including initiatives to keep employees and customers safe. 2012/04/11

CH2M Hill’s Sandino Receives Senior Fellow Technologist Distinction

CH2M HILL (, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to announce that Dr. Julian Sandino has been named Senior Fellow Wastewater Treatment Technologist, the highest technology rating by CH2M HILL. 2012/04/10

New Sky Energy Wins Imagine H2O Wastewater Prize

New Sky Energy, an innovator for clean chemistry solutions for wastewater and industrial applications,  today announced it was selected as the winner of the Wastewater Prize by Imagine H2O, a San Francisco-based, international nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurs to turn water challenges into business opportunities. 2012/03/29

Xylem engineer honored by ANSI/Hydraulic Institute Standards

Xylem engineer, Stefan Abelin, Marketing Director, Large Pumps and Applications, has been honored by the Hydraulic Institute for his contributions to the creation of a new ANSI/Hydraulic Institute (HI) standard for the factory testing of pumps and a significant improvement of an existing standard for submersible pumps. 2012/03/28

Tnemec’s S.W.A.T. Protocol Receives Corrosion Innovation Award

Tnemec Company has received an award for its Severe Wastewater Analysis Test, or S.W.A.T. The test was nominated in September 2011 and then chosen as the recipient of the first Readers’ Choice Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award, presented by Materials Performance magazine. 2012/03/27

Vac-Con Hosts 24th Annual Dealer Meeting, Inc. hosted its 24th annual dealer meeting at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Florida. The four-day event kicked off with a meet and greet on Tuesday, March 20th and concluded with lunch on Friday, March 23rd. The annual meeting featured product demonstrations, plant tours, information sessions and annual awards. 2012/03/26

Natchez Water Works Receives ACEC Engineering Award

The Mississippi chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies has honored the Natchez Water Works for implementing a Parkson Thermo-System® Solar Sludge Dryer to process biosolids more efficiently and economically. 2012/03/22

ITT Goulds Video Wins American Advertising Federation Award

ITT Goulds Pumps was recently honored for a video supporting Pump Appreciation Day, an international celebration of pumps as the heart of industry. 2012/03/22