Israel water firm to bring technologies to India
Whitewater Technologies, provides software for water projects, signed a MOU with Tatva Global Water Technologies of Mumbai.
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An Israeli “smart water” network- software management firm will be setting up
shop in India after signing a cooperation agreement with an Indian environmental
infrastructure firm this week.
Whitewater Technologies, which provides
software tools for overseeing water quality and operations, signed a memorandum
of understanding with Tatva Global Water Technologies, a Mumbai-based giant that
provides environmental and waste-management solutions for cities, towns and
industries all over the subcontinent.
Whitewater will bring to India its
WaterWall information technology, which performs analytics, automates procedures
and provides security to water supplies, as well as its BlueBox intelligent
water analytics system, which analyzes water quality in real time and detects
abnormal events, the company said.
Tatva and Whitewater representatives
are mapping out their existing pipelines and exploring the potential scope of
the technologies, the firms said in a press statement.
will enable us to penetrate the Indian market, focusing on our core water
quality and security competencies,” Whitewater Technologies CEO Issey Ende said.
The relationship between the two firms will be a complementary, mutually
beneficial partnership, he said.
“Tatva has a wealth of water quality and
network-efficiency knowledge that we are certain will lead to successful
delivery of any solution,” Ende said. “Together, we will generate a set of
solutions covering the needs for online water-quality monitoring and critical
Tatva will represent and speak on behalf of
Whitewater at the upcoming India Water Expo in Ahmedabad and at the Everything
About Water Expo in Chennai, the statement said.
“Tatva Global Water
Technologies specializes in providing utility services and implementation of
commercial and technical systems in the water utility industry,” Tatva CEO K.
Ashok Natarajan said. “We feel that the partnership with Whitewater provides a
unique combination of industrial solutions and water-management systems aimed at
improving overall utility performance and efficiency.”