San Diego, California — March 26th, 2014
A multi-million dollar order for acoustic Doppler instrumentation was recently shipped to Brazil's National Water Agency (ANA) making this single largest order in SonTek's 22 year history.
65 RiverSurveyor M9's and 46 FlowTracker handheld ADV's were shipped to ANA who is responsible for overseeing the sustainable use of river and lake resources in the country. They will use the equipment to collect flow and discharge measurement data from one of the most extensive river networks in the world.
SonTek distributor Clean Environment Brasil will work with ANA, offering training and technical support. Clean is the new home of the only authorized SonTek service center in the region, selected specifically for their level of water monitoring expertise and ability to providing customers such as ANA the access they need to tools and education required for long-term, complex monitoring projects.
Founded in 1992 and advancing environmental science globally, SonTek manufactures acoustic Doppler instrumentation for water velocity measurement in oceans, rivers, lakes, harbors, canals, estuaries, industrial pipes and laboratories. SonTek's sophisticated and proprietary technology serves as the foundation for some of the industry's most trusted flow data collection systems such as the FlowTracker, the RiverSurveyor and more recently, the SonTek-IQ. SonTek is located in San Diego, California, and is a division of Xylem.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world's most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, with 2014 revenues of $3.9 billion and approximately 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last four years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide and the Company has satisfied the requirements to be a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series each year since 2013.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.