NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 22, 2016– Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced its sponsorship of a water filtration system at the Institución Educativa La Inmaculada school in Colombia, as part of a Planet Water Foundation initiative designed to bring clean water to communities around the world. In addition to funding an “AquaTower,” Watts Water is helping fund a school-based Water, Health & Hygiene education program for the community surrounding the school as part of Project 24, a 24-hour challenge during with 24 water filtration systems are built, bringing clean water to 24, 000 people across Cambodia, Colombia, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
In celebration of this year’s World Water Day, Planet Water erected 24 AquaTowers. Each tower filters water to remove bacteria, protozoa, viruses, pathogens, and other contaminants to produce clean water for a community of approximately 1000 people. The Planet Water towers operate without power or the use of chemicals and can be easily maintained.
“Our company is delighted to be a sponsor of the Planet Water Foundation and Project 24,” said Bob Pagano, Chief Executive Officer and President of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. “Our mission is to improve comfort, safety, and quality of life for people around the world through our expertise in water technologies. Central to this is helping people access clean, safe water.”
To learn more about Planet Water Foundation, go to www.planet-water.org.
About Watts Water Technologies
Watts Water Technologies, Inc., through its family of companies, is a global manufacturer headquartered in the USA that provides one of the broadest plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines in the world. Watts Water companies and brands offer innovative plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. For more information, visit www.wattswater.com.
Source: Watts Water Technologies, Inc.