WaterIQ Appoints Industry Veteran Rick Clark to Lead Environmental and Regulatory Affairs and Drive Customer Success
Clark to Bring Environmentally Safe, Cost-Effective, Simple-to-Install Ultrasonic Solutions to Combat the Growing Algae and Biofilm Crisis
WILSON, Wyo. – April 4, 2023 – WaterIQ Technologies, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, today announced the appointment of Rick Clark as Director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs. Clark will be responsible for expanding WaterIQ capabilities, expertise, guidance and support of algae and biofilm control in his new role – working with dealers and driving growth with HOAs, golf courses, agriculture (including irrigation ponds at wineries), municipal lakes and ponds, and private recreational lakes and ponds.
“Customers are seeking simplified, sustainable algae solutions. WaterIQ Technologies’ advanced, field-tested technology delivers this while providing a sustainable strategy for algal and biofilm bloom mitigation – all without the use of chemicals,” stated Clark. “I’m excited to be part of such an innovative team with a reputation for excellence and integrity, and I look forward to expanding access to cost-effective, reliable ultrasonic solutions to customers around the world.”
Clark brings more than 25 years of experience in the environmental and conservation industry, helping solve the most challenging problems with the latest solutions and technologies. Prior to joining WaterIQ, Clark worked with the State of Florida DOH, where he was involved with red tide and blue-green algal surveillance, health communication and fish consumption advisories. Clark has been a member of the Florida Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Review Committee and the Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Task Force.
“Rick’s outstanding technical, research and business background and a strong reputation for driving customer success make him a great asset to our team,” said Lawrence Field, Founder and CEO, WaterIQ Technologies. “His proven success. deep expertise and regulatory understanding will be instrumental as we scale operations and drive ultrasound as a well-established alternative to chemicals in treating harmful algae.”
WaterIQ Technologies combines the most innovative technology, and best go-to-market engagement, technical expertise, , and business processes to sustainably address the world’s growing algae crisis. Its solutions are sold direct and through resellers such as Solitude Lake Management and are used with customers worldwide, including Teton Pines and Benziger Family Winery.
Working closely with reseller partners to eradicate dangerous algae growth, WaterIQ addresses a variety of markets, including drinking water utilities, wastewater treatment plants, general agriculture, vineyards, golf courses, lakes and ponds, industrial, and HOAs. The technically-advanced solutions provide wide frequency ranges and advanced Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology for real-time data capture of critical system and water quality data. Its advanced technology and materials enable effective algae and biofilm remediation, long-duty cycles and uninterrupted field usage.
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WaterIQ Technologies is a technology company that designs solutions to defend water in drinking water treatment utilities, wastewater drinking plants, golf courses, lakes and ponds, and wineries from algae and biofilm contamination.
WaterIQ Technologies uses next-generation ultrasonic technology, designed to be highly effective and reliable, to eliminate algae and prevent its return and on-board monitoring technology to capture critical water quality data from sensors and transfer it in real-time for remote monitoring and analytics. As a result, our customers can remotely monitor water health to sustainably treat algae. WaterIQ Technologies’ solutions and highly competent staff play a crucial part in an overall prescriptive solution to restore water to its natural state.
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