A. O. Smith Corporation, Badger Meter and Zurn Industries select Waterhound Futures as water technology innovator among 22 applications from nine countries
Online PR News – 30-January-2020 – Sacramento, California – The Water Council selected Waterhound Futures as the winner of their second AI Tech Challenge. The Tech Challenge offers an open innovation channel for corporate sponsors, A.O. Smith Corporation, Badger Meter and Zurn Industries. The Challenge identifies emerging freshwater technologies with promising commercial futures. Waterhound Futures was selected for its predictive modelling and analytics solution, which simulates water and wastewater treatment plants to provide actionable insight to operators, engineers and management.
“The 2019 round attracted 22 applications from nine countries, of which 80 percent weren’t already on the radar for our sponsor companies,” said Karen Frost, vice president of economic development at The Water Council. “That is exactly what the Tech Challenge is designed to do for our sponsors – build pipeline.”
“The Water Council’s recognition of Waterhound’s innovative cloud-based analytics as an emerging technology to conserve freshwater resources is amazing” said Julie King, Co-founder and Managing Director, International for Waterhound Futures.
Founded in 2019, Waterhound Futures is the worldwide leader in developing software to simulate wastewater treatment processes and provide intelligence to water treatment processes. The company offers services to predict effluent, aid regulatory compliance and lower operating costs.