Press Releases

Most Innovative New Technology of the Year 2014 Award

LeakFinderST,  an advanced leak noise correlator developed by Echologics in collaboration with Severn Trent and Loughborough University wins the awards for the Most Innovative New Technology of the Year and Outstanding Innovation 2014.  Read more 

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Selects Echologics for Pipe Condition Assessment

June 11, 2013 -- Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission(WSSC) has adopted Echologics' acoustic pipe condition assessment service to assess the condition of selected water distribution mains. A division ofMueller Co., Echologics is a leading developer and provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, pipe condition assessment and leak detection. The contract with WSSC, which is valued at$850,000, is Echologics' second-largest contract. ...


Echologics Introduced Fixed Leak Detection Solution

June 12, 2013 -- Utilities will be able to accurately detect and monitor leaks on selected water transmission mains from the office—24/7—with fixed leak detection from Echologics. This new technology, which is designed to help reduce the risk of catastrophic main breaks, was introduced at theAmerican Water Works Association'sAnnual Conference and Exposition (ACE13) inDenver, Colorado. It is expected to be commercially ...


Mueller Service Co. Is Now Part of Echologics

Mueller Service Co., a full service provider of asset management solutions that help utilities improve water distribution infrastructure, has recently become part of Echologics. As a division of Mueller Co.—North America’s oldest and largest full-line supplier of water distribution flow control products—we take pride in our reputation for providing customers with excellent service and maximum value. By ...


Echologics to Discuss Asbestos Cement Pipe Condition Assessment at Regional No-Dig Conference

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2012 -- Marc Bracken, Vice President and General Manager of Echologics, will discuss the latest acoustic methods for asset management of asbestos cement (AC) water mains during the 8th Annual Western Regional No-Dig Conference & Exhibition (WESTT). The presentation will take place on Monday, Oct. 29th at the Ayres Hotel and Suites in Ontario, Calif. Bracken, a recognized leak ...


WATER21: When to change the pipe or control the pressure?

Options open to water utilities seeking to manage water loss include pipeline replacement and pressure management. In this article, which was featured in the Sept/Oct 2012 issue of Water21, Dave Johnston, Marc Bracken and Julian Thornton of Echologics look at how, with the support of acoustic surveys of pipeline condition, utilities can combine these two options most economically. Click here ...


WEBINAR: Non Revenue Water Reduction; Strategies and Best Practices

Non Revenue Water (NRW) is an important issue facing water utilities considering it has an estimated value of over $18 billion per year worldwide. NRW is the difference between the volume of water supplied to the system and the volume of water that is billed to the customers. Or simply put, it’s the water loss for which the utility receives ...


PUB (Singapore) Selects Echologics for Pipe Condition Assessment

ATLANTA, July 11, 2012 -- Echologics will help PUB (Singapore) to assess the condition of its water transmission mains with Echologics' acoustic pipe Condition Assessment service. A division of Mueller Co., Echologics is a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment. PUB is Singapore's national water agency that manages Singapore'swater supply, water ...


Echologics Partners With Montreal Public Works to Reduce Non-Revenue Water, Improve Water System Efficiency

ATLANTA, June 13, 2012 -- Echologics will help Montreal Public Works to reduce non-revenue water (NRW) and improve water system efficiency with its non-invasive Transmission Main Leak Detection service. A division of Mueller Co., Echologics is a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment. "Montreal's Community Sustainable Development Plan is partially aimed ...


Echologics Names James E. Fisher Manager of Non-Revenue Water Services

ATLANTA, April 18, 2012 -- Echologics, a division of Mueller Co. and a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment, has named James E. Fisher, manager of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Services. Fisher will focus on leveraging Echologics' acoustic-based leak detection and condition assessment expertise to help municipalities identify and mitigate points of ...


Echologics Signs Service Agreement for Transmission Main Leak Detection With the City of Tampa Water Department

ATLANTA, April 18, 2012 -- Echologics, a division of Mueller Co. and a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment, has secured a service agreement with the City of Tampa Water Department. According to the agreement, Echologics will provide the department, which treats and delivers drinking water throughout the Tampa Bay area, ...


Echologics Enhances LeakTuner™ for More Precise, Non-Invasive Leak Detection

ATLANTA, Dec. 09, 2011 – Echologics, a leading developer of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment, has enhanced its acoustic leak listening device, LeakTuner™, to increase the technology’s ability to help utilities precisely locate leaks in water distribution pipelines without breaking ground or disrupting service. The enhancement includes a wider range of frequency settings that municipal ...


Echologics Names Dr. Werner Richarz Chief Acoustical Engineer

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2011 – Echologics, a leading developer of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment, has named  Dr. Werner Richarz, Chief Acoustical Engineer. Dr. Richarz holds four engineering patents and has published more than 30 research  papers on acoustics and aerodynamics. In this new position, Dr. Richarz will focus on enhancing the sound and vibration features of ...


Echologics Signs 3-Year Agreement for Leak Detection and Pipe Condition Assessment Services With United Water

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echologics, a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment, secured a 3-year master services agreement with United Water. The agreement enables any operating division of United Water to readily utilize Echologics leak detection and condition assessment services. United Water is one of the nation's leading ...


New Orleans Selects Echologics Engineering Inc. For Pipe Assessment Project

TORONTO (February 1, 2011) – The City of New Orleans has selected Echologics Engineering Inc., a leader in water infrastructure diagnostic technologies, to oversee its water loss management and water pipe integrity assessment initiative. This initiative includes leak detection, pipe condition assessment, and water meter calibration and maintenance. The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) selected Echologics following a competitive bid ...


Mueller Water Products Acquires Echologics Engineering Inc.

ATLANTA (January 4, 2011) – 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, is expanding its ability to help municipalities rebuild North America’s aging water infrastructure with the acquisition of Echologics Holdings, the parent company of Echologics ...