Press Releases

U.S. Water Plans to Appeal Recent Ruling That pHytOUT® Patents Are Invalid

U.S. Water announces that on May 25, 2018, the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin overturned a decision by a unanimous Federal Court jury that U.S. Patent Nos. 8,415,137 and 8,609,399 relating to U.S. Water’s pHytOUT® deposit control technology were valid. U.S. Water plans to appeal the ruling and proceed to defend these patents.  “We are obviously disappointed [...]

U.S. Water’s CEO LaMarr Barnes Presented During the Annual APEX Board of Directors and Investors Meeting

On January 25, 2018, the Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) hosted its annual Board of Directors and investor-member meeting, which featured guest speaker LaMarr Barnes, CEO of U.S. Water. During his presentation, Barnes discussed the relationship between water and industry in the Midwest and throughout the country, as well as the importance of sustainable water management in industry, commercial and [...]

U.S. Water Expands its Integrated Offerings and Applications with Acquisition

St. Michael, Minnesota – U.S. Water, an ALLETE Company (NYSE: ALE), announces the acquisition of Tonka Water. Tonka Water, a major supplier of municipal and industrial water treatment systems, has joined the U.S. Water family. The acquisition of Tonka Water will allow U.S. Water to expand its integrated water treatment equipment offerings and applications. Tonka Water’s engineers customize water [...]

LaMarr Barnes named as CEO U.S. Water Services, Inc.

U.S. Water announced today that LaMarr Barnes has been named Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Water Services (U.S. Water), a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE). Barnes replaces former CEO Allan Bly, who resigned his position after a 20-year career with the company. Barnes has more than 25 years of experience in industrial water treatment and technology management. Hired in 2010 as Vice [...]

U.S. Water Launches Revolutionary Breakthrough in Sustainable & Cost-Saving Cooling Water Treatment

U.S. Water has launched PhosZero™ with E-FeX™ Technology, a breakthrough in sustainable chemistry for cooling water treatment. U.S. Water's latest generation of PhosZero contains E-FeX Technology, a synergistic blend of ingredients that replaces the most common uses of phosphorus in cooling water applications. The PhosZero family of cooling water treatment products are designed to provide both [...]

U.S. Water & ChemCal Join Forces in Corporate Merger

St. Michael, Minnesota and Dallas, Texas – U.S. Water Services, Inc. the innovative provider of integrated solutions for water treatment, is pleased to announce the merger of Texas based ChemCal, Inc and U.S. Water. ChemCal, one of the largest and most progressive independent water treatment and equipment solution providers in the United States was established in 1985 serving the mid-southern United [...]

U.S. Water Expands into Mid-Atlantic Region with Waterchem Acquisition

St Michael, MN & Aberdeen, MD – May 1, 2014 . U.S. Water Services, Inc (U.S. Water) a leading provider of integrated water and process solutions for industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Water Chemical Service, Inc (Waterchem). Founded in 1984, Waterchem provides water treatment chemical and engineering services for the Eastern United States. Located in Maryland and servicing the [...]