Water-Stocks.com Reports on the Water Industry in Response to Hurricane Katrina

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Published: Thu Sep 15 2005

Water-Stocks.com Reports on the Water Industry in Response to Hurricane Katrina

Gulf Water Clean-Up and Infrastructure Rebuilds Face Water Industry Moving Forward

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., September 15th, 2005 – www.Water-Stocks.com (WS), an investor and industry news portal for the water sector, reports on the short and long term impacts on the water industry as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Water sector experts William Brennan, Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Manager at Boenning & Scattergood, and Neil Berlant, First Vice President and Managing Director Water Group, The Seidler Companies, evaluate the effects that the disaster in Louisiana has had on the industry. Sector participants ITT Industries, Inc., (NYSE: ITT) and Integrated Environmental Technologies, Inc (OTCBB: IEVM) provide insights into the current environment. In addition, answering the need for assistance in the form of equipment and donations are companies such as ITT and Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR).

Report Excerpt: Rebuilding and Restoring in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

By Ann-Marie Fleming, www.Water-Stocks.com
September 2005

As the clean up and recovery of the Louisiana area continues, focus surrounds the region’s water systems that had been shut down, damaged and contaminated as a result of Hurricane Katrina. As the toxic water is being pumped out of New Orleans, the industry and the nation faces many issues as it moves forward. While much remains uncertain in terms of the full impacts that Katrina has had on the water industry, concerns regarding environmental contamination, rebuilding of the regions’ infrastructure and future measures towards prevention have many insiders evaluating the direction of the water sector.

Preliminary efforts at assessing the impact of this disaster point towards the area of water infrastructure, according to Neil Berlant, First Vice President and Managing Director - Water Group, The Seidler Companies. "We are under-invested in infrastructure and rebuilding deteriorating infrastructure and this catastrophe heightened that awareness," stated Berlant.

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