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Stinson Beach Installs PAX Water Mixer in Storage Tank to Maintain High Water Quality

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Mixer introduces nature’s flow pattern to eliminate stratification and prevent chlorine disinfectant loss

Stinson Beach, Calif. – December 4, 2013 – PAX Water Technologies, the leader in advanced technologies for water distribution systems, today unveiled the installation of a PAX Water Mixer in a potable water storage tank operated by Stinson Beach County Water District in Marin, Calif. Located off of Panoramic Highway, the 210,000-gallon “Steep Ravine” tank contains potable drinking water for Stinson Beach residents and reserves for emergency situations, such as fires and earthquakes.

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PAX Water Technologies Launches PAX Water Mixer (PWM100) for Small Storage Tanks

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Vortex mixer utilizes easy, self-install design to provide cost and labor savings for customers

RICHMOND, Calif.  June 06, 2013  PAX Water Technologies, the leader in advanced water quality technologies for distribution systems, today announced the launch of the PAX Water Mixer (PWM100) for small water storage tanks. The PWM100 features a self-install design, allowing the unit to be easily lowered through the tank hatch, and a vortex flow pattern that is three times more powerful than sheet flow mixers. The mixer can be used to eliminate thermal stratification, reduce residual loss, lower disinfection byproducts and prevent ice formation.

Elizabeth Hirschhorn Joins PAX Water Technologies to Helm New Engineering Branch

Former Whitley Burchett & Assoc. president brings 29 years in water infrastructure expertise

RICHMOND, Calif. January 29, 2013 PAX Water Technologies, the leader in advanced water quality technologies for distribution systems, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth A. Hirschhorn, P.E. as director of professional engineering. Hirschhorn, a registered civil engineer with 29 years of water industry expertise, will lead PAX Water Solutions—a new engineering arm of PAX Water Technologies that specializes in solving potable water quality issues.

PAX Water Technologies Introduces New Trihalomethane Removal Product at ACE ‘12

In-tank aeration reduces disinfection byproducts to help utilities achieve Stage 2 Compliance

RICHMOND, Calif. – June 6, 2012PAX Water Technologies, the leading provider of water quality tools for storage tanks, will unveil the Trihalomethane Removal System (TRS) at the AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE ‘12) in Dallas, Texas. Designed in partnership with Utility Service Company, Inc., the largest tank asset management company in the United States, TRS is a custom-designed aeration system for storage tanks that removes trihalomethanes from drinking water to help utilities comply with the EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants/Disinfection Byproducts Rule. The product will be featured at the ACE ‘12 New Product Technology Showcase.

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Water Quality: A Case of Mix and Match?

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No matter what a tank is made from, if it’s large enough and the water isn’t mixed enough, problems of quality, sedimentation, and nitrification can occur. Often, it happens during summer months when water in the upper portion of a tank warms faster than the lower portions, or vice versa in winter, plus the potential for ice damage. But either way, the thermal stratification prevents disinfectant chemicals from cycling throughout the tank, causing the process of nitrification, where naturally occurring microbes convert ammonia to nitrate. As the levels of nitrates increase, treatment chemical levels decrease, and bacterial growth can rise to the point of requiring a complete disposal of a tank’s contents.

Old Town Maine Achieves 50 Percent Reduction in Distribution System Chlorine Consumption

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 19, 2010 — The Old Town Water District located in Old Town, Maine, has published the results from a recent study that demonstrate the effectiveness of PAX submersible mixers in decreasing system-wide rates of disinfectant residual loss while simultaneously preventing damage from ice inside storage tanks. The article, titled, Fire and Ice: Tame Temperature Extremes in Water Tanks, is featured in the July issue of AWWA’s Opflow magazine.

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PAX Water Technologies Announces Dr. Peter S. Fiske as Chief Executive Officer

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 29, 2010 — PAX Water Technologies (PAX), maker of the innovative PAX Water Mixer, is proud to announce Dr. Peter S. Fiske as the chief executive officer. Dr. Fiske has served as the company’s chief technology officer for the past two years in addition to his role as vice president for research and development for parent company, PAX Scientific. Under his leadership, PAX Scientific won a three-year $2 million advanced technology program award from the Department of Commerce to develop innovative high-efficiency mixing and water treatment technology using biomimicry.

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Utility Service Company, Inc. and PAX Water Technologies, Inc. Announce Partnership

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Strategic Alliance Brings Together the Nation’s Leading Water Storage Tank Maintenance Provider with the Manufacturer of the World’s Most Efficient Water Mixers

PERRY, Ga., and SAN RAFAEL, Calif., August 4, 2009 — Utility Service Co., Inc. (USCI), the nation’s leading supplier of water storage tank maintenance services, and PAX Water Technologies, Inc. (PAX), an award-winning water technology research and engineering group announced an exclusive partnership agreement today.

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Bio-Inspired Designers

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., January 11, 2009 — PAX Water Technologies, working with sister company PAX Mixer, sponsored a unique collaborative design project with Petaluma High School’s Industrial Technology Program. In 2008, PAX Water invited students from the school’s Technology Pilot Program group to assist in a biomimicry project. Seven students (Sean Gushulak, Madeline Heggli, Tara Funk, Taylor Bihn, Rachael Gifford, Madeline Simmons, and Andrew Stevenson) accepted the challenge: propose designs that would extend the elegance and bio-functionality of the PAX Lily impeller into the rest of the mixer system.

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PAX Awarded ATP Grant

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., November 5, 2007 — PAX Scientific, parent company to PAX Water Technologies, was awarded a prestigious Advanced Technology Program grant from the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This three-year, $1.9M research and development grant will support the expansion of a new class of industrial mixing technology based on PAX’s biomimetic design approach. The proposal was one of only 56 funded out of an applicant pool of more than 600.

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