The City of
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) selected Echologics following a competitive bid process for the one-year contract, which is renewable for a second year. Echologics is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE:MWA), a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services that are used in the transmission and distribution of safe, clean drinking water and in water treatment facilities. Echologics leverages the strength of the Mueller brand in delivering intelligent solutions for water infrastructure.
Echologics’ core technology uses a proprietary acoustic-based leak detection system to assess the structural condition of selected water pipes, which is especially helpful as
During a pilot project, Echologics located water main leaks that were causing between 75,000 and 100,000 gallons per day of water loss. This water loss is equivalent to filling one Olympic swimming pool every six days.
“Municipalities faced with the increasing need to repair or replace their aging water infrastructure need tools and technology to help them prioritize this vital initiative,” said Marc Bracken, vice president and general manager of Echologics. “We are committed to helping