Denver, Colorado – July 14, 2020
Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc. has been awarded a $15,700 grant from Xylem's Watermark Partner Community Grant Program that supports industry partner non-profit organizations that have been affected by COVID-19. The grant funding was donated to Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver and is being used to stabilize more than 70 homeowners that have been affected by the recent pandemic by assisting them with insurance payments and property taxes.
"This news is the highlight of my day!" said Jeanne Fischetti, director of sponsorships for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. "Habitat is grateful for your support during these challenging times. Thank you again for creating such a remarkable program in support of non-profit organizations around the globe."
About Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver
Habitat for Humanity partners with people in the community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and are able pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Through our 2020 Strategic Plan, Habitat for Humanity will serve more people than ever before through decent and affordable housing.
About the Xylem and the Watermark Partner Community Grant Program
Xylem's stakeholder Partner Community Grant Program established a partner contributions program that customers like Geotech can access. These partners' select a non-profit engaged in COVID-19 response and apply for a grant provided by Watermark.
Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs. Their technological strength across the life cycle of water is second-to-none. From collection and distribution to reuse and return to nature, their highly efficient water technologies, industrial pumps and application solutions not only use less energy and reduce life-cycle costs, but also promote sustainability.
"Xylem Watermark's mission is to work with our communities, come together to help each other and we are privileged to work with both Geotech and Habitat for Humanity in this unprecedented time," said Jeff Popiel, President and CEO of Geotech, who serves on the board for Habitat stated, "I know the funds are needed and will be used wisely. There is a 32 home project being built three blocks from our office that Geotech employee volunteers have helped build. Thank you Xylem for sharing this grant opportunity with us."
Geotech is a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of ground water sampling, monitoring and remediation equipment since 1978. State-of-the-art manufacturing, machining, thermoplastic extrusion, contract manufacturing and injection molding capabilities allow Geotech to innovate cost-effective solutions to tough environmental problems for its extensive government, consulting and private industry customers. Leptron Unmanned Aircraft Systems, a division of Geotech, manufactures and distributes patented, unmanned technology which can be piloted remotely using advanced ground station technology. Leptron's unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are certified for airworthiness, manufactured in the USA, and include pilot training. Geotech has products in 100+ countries including Brazil, Australia, Chile, Mexico, the UK, the Netherlands, and France. In addition to nine domestic offices, Geotech has satellite offices in Spain and China.
For more information contact:
Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc.
Andrew Lindemann, Global Technical Marketing Leader