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Mueller Water Products Recognized for Best Smart Water Solution

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) recently received the 2014 Best Smart Water Product or Solution award at the inaugural Smart Water Summit in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the Company announced today.

Sponsored by Smart Grid Summits, the Smart Water Summit is an invitation-only boardroom event that offers participating providers of smart water solutions access to the executive leadership of North America's public, rural and municipal water utilities.

Thirty-three participating smart water technology providers competed for the award, which was voted on by 100 utility executives representing some of the most progressive water utilities in North America.

Mueller Water Products received the award for its suite of Intelligent Water Technology™ solutions. This offering of data-driven solutions for some of the most pressing needs of today's water utilities includes:

  • The EchoShore™ system from Echologics, which provides continuous fixed transmission main leak monitoring;
  • The Mi.Echo™ system – from Mueller Systems, which provides continuous distribution main leak monitoring;
  • Mi.Net® - Mueller Infrastructure Network for Utilities, an advanced metering infrastructure system, which features a remote disconnect service; and
  • Remote Pressure Monitoring from Mueller Co., which provides continuous monitoring of pressure in potable water distribution systems.

"We are honored to have our smart water solutions recognized by the utilities they are designed to benefit," said Gregory E. Hyland, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Mueller Water Products. "We are committed to developing and offering Intelligent Water Technology solutions that actively diagnose, monitor and control the delivery of safe, clean drinking water, and to providing utilities with the flexibility to start with one component and add others as their needs evolve."

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.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Martie Edmunds Zakas Sr. Vice President - Strategy, Corporate Development & Communications 770-206-4237 mzakas@muellerwp.com Media Contact: John Pensec Sr. Director - Corporate Communications & Public Affairs 770-206-4240 jpensec@muellerwp.com

Source:Mueller Water Products, Inc.