Echologics & Severn Trent Water Partner to Bring a 'Day of Innovation' to the Water Industry

Echologics & Severn Trent Water Partner to Bring a 'Day of Innovation' to the
Water Industry

Industry-Leading Water Technology Companies Sponsor Thought-Leadership
Discussion

ATLANTA, May 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innovation in technology to improve
water infrastructure is the subject of a one-day event hosted by Echologics
and Severn Trent Water. The event will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at
the Severn Trent Centre in Coventry, United Kingdom.

Echologics, an affiliate of Mueller Co., is a leading developer and provider
of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection and
pipe condition assessment.

The invitation-only event connects leaders from across the water industry to
discuss challenges and successes to improve leak detection
practices.Leadership from both companies will participate in a panel to
discuss leakage management.

Additional topics include acoustic leak detection, where Echologics and Severn
Trent Water will highlight the successes of several counties in England using
the LeakFinderST™ correlator and how it has helped the counties improve the
efficiency and accuracy of identifying leaks across all piping materials
including plastic. Co-developed by Echologics and Severn Trent Water with the
help of Loughborough University, LeakFinderST is a commercial noise correlator
that saves time and energy when detecting leaks.

"For the second year in a row, we are partnering with Severn Trent Water to
provide a day of innovation where leaders can discuss the latest technology
advancements in leak detection services," said Marc Bracken, vice president
and general manager of Echologics. "This one-day event is a great opportunity
for attendees to be a part of a round-table discussion and hear first-hand how
products like the LeakFinderST correlator are transforming the industry."

Echologics and Severn Trent Water were recent recipients of the Most
Innovative New Technology of the Year award and the overall Outstanding
Innovation 2014 award at the Water Industry Achievement Awards hosted by WET
News and Water& Wastewater Treatment.

For more information about the event, connect with the Leak Detection
Operatives group on LinkedIn.

About Echologics

Echologics, an affiliate of Mueller Co., is a leader in the development of
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 the communities.Echologics was founded in
2003 and is based in Toronto. 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 and oil & gas applications.
Visit us at www.muellerwaterproducts.com.

About Severn Trent Water Limited

Severn Trent Water serves more than 4.2m homes and business customers and has
the lowest combined water and waste water bills in England and Wales. For
further media information: 02477 715 640 or email: media@severntrent.co.uk

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         Sr. Vice President - Strategy, Corporate Development &
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         770-206-4237
         mzakas@muellerwp.com
        
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         Sr. Director - Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
         770-206-4240
         jpensec@muellerwp.com

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