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Wachs e-Newsletter January 2017


Do you have a well mapped water distribution system? Do you know where all of your valves are and whether they are operable or not? What information do you have and how much do you know about your valves – the Control Points in your water system? [READ MORE]


Accurate GIS is a Must Have for Finding Valves Buried in Snow

When the ground is covered with a layer of snow, finding valves can take an exorbitant amount of time. [READ MORE]

8 Ways GIS Improves Improve Fire Hydrant Assessments

Many utilities audit or check their fire hydrants on a scheduled basis. In addition, fire depart­ments commonly check hydrants to ensure they function properly. Most of these activities don’t make it back into a utility’s business system. [READ MORE}


Q: Industry studies show that 30-50% of all utility workers are eligible to retire in the next 5-10 years which will create a management and knowledge gap. Does Wachs Water Services have any solutions to help utilities bridge this gap?

A: Wachs Water Services solution is to help with knowledge retention as one of the keys to a sustainable utility. Employees can lear the knowledge accumulated by the [READ MORE]


NEWEA Annual Conference

January 22-25

Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston MA

UTC Conference

January 30 – February 2

Ft. Worth Convention Center, TX 

IN AWWA Annual Conference

January 30 – February 2

Marriott Downtown Indianapolis, IN


February 27 – March 2

Marriott Westchase, Houston TX

 CLICK HERE for more details on these and other future industry events


The decision to implement a valve inventory program is a crucial one. We developed this ROI Calculator to aid in your planning and decision making process. This free tool asks nine simple questions and provides you with an ROI figure, along with a detailed report which elaborates on the findings.



Wachs Water Services, a division of Pure Technologies Ltd., is currently hiring!

Operator- Phoenix, AZ
Responsible for job safety, accurate and professional operation and maintenance of valves and fire hydrants. Must have minimum 3 years of mechanical experience.

These are outstanding opportunities for a highly motivated professionals to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization. We offer a competitive compensation packages and benefits. [READ MORE]  

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