SonTek Welcomes New Senior Applications Engineer

San Diego, California — June 17th, 2014

Daniel Wagenaar, Senior Applications Engineer Daniel Wagenaar, Senior Applications Engineer

SonTek is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Wagenaar as Senior Applications Engineer, working out of the Xylem – San Diego location.

Daniel comes to SonTek from Department of Resource Management in Darwin, Australia where he worked as a Manager of Water Monitoring Systems, responsible for the design of business process frame works and the development of operational standards, quality assurance systems and training programs in both Hydrographic and Hydrogeology fields.  Before that, Daniel worked as a Technical Manager at the Department of Water Affairs, South Africa, where he managed all technical operations of a hydrographic network consisting of over 120 gauging stations.  Daniel holds degrees in both Water Engineering and Geohydrology.

Daniel will coordinate application-related efforts within SonTek’s Product Management team, and provide external support on acoustic Doppler products to customers in the field.  His expertise in performing scientific research and developing Doppler measurement standards for government agencies will be a valuable addition to the already notable technical staff at SonTek.

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