WaterTrax Strengthens Wastewater Data Management Product Offering with Linko Data Systems Acquisition

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) February 18, 2015

WaterTrax is pleased to announce our recent acquisition of Linko Data Systems, the leading supplier of Industrial Pretreatment, Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) and Liquid Hauled Waste software to municipal utilities in the United States.

WaterTrax offers a suite of cloud-based data management software products to help water and wastewater utilities manage water quality data to ensure regulatory compliance and operational excellence. Linko Data Systems offers a complementary range of software solutions and services that address regulatory compliance needs at municipal wastewater treatment plants including Industrial Pretreatment, FOG and Liquid Hauled Waste. In combination, WaterTrax and Linko now provide a complete suite of water and wastewater software tools serving the compliance, bylaw and ordinance enforcement and water quality data management needs, with a strong market share of industry leading clients across North America.

“The addition of Linko Data Systems brings a great deal of subject matter expertise to our team. We are excited to expand our product offering to include to Industrial Pretreatment, FOG and Liquid Hauled Waste,” explains Lance Neale, CEO of WaterTrax. “We believe that there is a lot of synergy between the two product lines and our people in Vancouver and Denver. In the municipal market,where the need to provide automated data management is growing, the WaterTrax + Linko team is well situated to make leading-edge improvements in the lives of our existing and future clients.”

Our clients can continue to expect the highest levels of client service and quality products from both WaterTrax and Linko. Both WaterTrax and Linko pride themselves on having exceptional customer relationships. Our clients have been telling us that Industrial Pretreatment, FOG and Liquid Hauled Waste are areas where WaterTrax could provide a more comprehensive solution. This feedback helped drive this acquisition, bringing together two companies whose goals are to provide our clients with the tools they need to achieve data management optimization. This positioning of water and wastewater industry knowledge and technological expertise will allow us to create innovative solutions across our product lines to ensure that our clients meet the challenges faced by regulatory and agency demands.

With offices in Denver, Colorado and Vancouver, British Columbia, our team of leaders in the water and wastewater industry are excited to come together to utilize our strengths and capabilities for our clients.


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About WaterTrax®

WaterTrax offers a centralized, cloud-based solution to meet all water and wastewater data management, monitoring and regulatory compliance needs. Established in 2000, WaterTrax has a growing client list of more than 125 leading municipalities and agencies that manage over 4000 water and wastewater systems across North America.

About Linko Data Systems

Linko Data Systems is the leading supplier of Industrial Pretreatment, FOG and Liquid Hauled Waste software to municipal agencies across North America. Since 1996 nearly 400 Industrial Pretreatment; Fats, Oil & Grease and Hauled Waste Software customers across the nation chose Linko for their industry leading software, vast implementation experience and unmatched support.

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