ATLANTA, May 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echologics, a provider of pipe condition assessment and leak detection solutions, has been awarded a 12-month contract with the Singapore Public Utilities Board ("Singapore PUB") to survey 100km of critical transmission mains for leaks. Echologics is an affiliate of Mueller Co. and part of the Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) group of companies. Singapore PUB is the national water agency responsible for the collection, production, distribution and reclamation of water in Singapore. "By employing our EchoWave™ leak detection services, Singapore PUB is helping to ensure the integrity and mitigate the risk of failure of its transmission mains," said Marc Bracken, vice president and general manager of Echologics. "We are excited to work with Singapore PUB as it continues to be a good steward of its ratepayers' resources and to enable informed, data-driven decisions to ensure the water supply in Singapore is well managed." Echologics pioneered the development of a proprietary, acoustic-based system that non-invasively pinpoints leaks on large-diameter transmission mains. Echologics' solution can detect and locate leaks without disrupting water service and is not limited by pipe material or size. Forward-Looking Information This press release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements that address activities, events or developments that we intend, expect, plan, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and assessments made by us in light of our experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments. Actual results and the timing of events may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including regional, national or global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory conditions and the other factors that are described in the section entitled "RISK FACTORS" in Item 1A of our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K.
About EchologicsEchologics, an affiliate of Mueller Co., develops water infrastructure diagnostic technologies for water loss management, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. Echologics is dedicated to helping water utilities reduce water loss with subsequent benefits in monetary, environmental and health costs to their communities. For more information, visit www.echologics.com. About Mueller Water Products Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, metering products and systems, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®. The piping component systems produced by Anvil help build connections that last in commercial, industrial, mechanical, fire protection and oil & gas applications. Visit us at www.muellerwaterproducts.com.
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