Severn Trent Services Receives 2013 Global Water & Wastewater Disinfection Systems Technology Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan

Company is recognized for its technology leadership in electrochlorination disinfection.

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. – Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, has received the 2013 Global Water Wastewater Disinfection Systems Technology Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. The award, which recognizes the company as a pioneer of stable, safe and sustainable electrochlorination products, was presented on Tuesday, 14 May at the 2013 European Growth Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet in London, United Kingdom.

“Severn Trent Services has established itself as the undisputed technology leader in the field of electrochlorination disinfection through its joint venture, Severn Trent De Nora,” said Frost & Sullivan research analyst, Vandhana Ravi. “Electrochlorination is perceived as having an edge over traditional disinfection technologies in terms of offering greater stability, reliability and safety - all while reducing the consumer’s carbon footprint.”

“Frost & Sullivan’s Technology Leadership Award validates the growing use of seawater and brine electrochlorination technology in multiple applications around the world,” said Ian Dearnley, Severn Trent Services’ vice president of product management and global procurement. “Severn Trent Services remains committed to investing in product development to ensure our offerings remain of high quality and relevant to the needs of our customers and the changing demands of the global industries.”

Severn Trent De Nora has more than 35 years of expertise and experience in offering seawater and brine electrochlorination solutions for the treatment of water and wastewater in industries such as oil and gas, power, desalination and municipal water globally. The company’s technology consolidation plans and R&D have resulted in the development of new applications and an expanded portfolio of seawater and brine electrochlorination products. These include the ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite generators from brine water, BALPURE® ballast water treatment systems, OMNIPURE® marine sewage treatment systems and the SANILEC® SEACLOR® and CECHLO® systems for biofouling control, giving the company a strong global market position.

Frost & Sullivan’s Technology Leadership Award is presented each year to a company that has demonstrated excellence in the development and leveraging of new technologies and in its R&D spending as a percentage of revenues. Award winners are also recognized for their superior brand perception and customer value.

About Severn Trent Services

Severn Trent Services ( with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company’s broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies and contract operating services. Our operating services business provides contract management, operations support and systems improvements for utility, industrial and commercial water and wastewater customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy. Severn Trent Services is a member of the Severn Trent Plc (London: SVT.L) group of companies. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.

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