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Gloucester, MA, United States, 2011/03/21 - ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) announced the launch of AquaCharge™, a portable, rechargeable and fully submersible hand-held water pumping solution. NYSE: ITT
Created by ITT's Flow Control business, the launch represents an expansion of the company's innovative approach to providing unique solutions to meet evolving water management needs within the consumer markets.
"AquaCharge combines ITT's engineering expertise with our strategy to innovate quickly to meet customer needs," said Bob Wolpert, president of ITT Flow Control. "The efficiency, portability, and flexibility of AquaCharge provide an innovative solution that is consumer-driven."
The portable 3.6-pound AquaCharge™ operates on a low-voltage battery that allows continuous operation for up to 40 minutes. It is fully submersible and can be used to pump either fresh or salt water, allowing for both home and marine applications. The pump package includes a submersible pump and eight-foot hose, along with a rechargeable battery and convenient charging station. AquaCharge™ can connect to any standard garden hose and provides a 200-gallon pumping capacity per charge. It is ideal for tasks such as routine cleaning of hot tubs and aquariums, draining clogged sinks, responding to household flooding, and other general plumbing maintenance applications.
AquaCharge™ is available online and through select retailers nationwide for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of approximately $79.00. Visit aquachargepump.com for more information.
With an innovative history spanning more than 65 years, ITT Flow Control (ittflowcontrol.com) is a leading producer of pumps, valves, membranes, and related products for the marine, beverage, general industrial, and developing region markets. The flow control business portfolio includes the brands Alcon, Flojet, Jabsco, Midland-ACS, Rule, and PCI.
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation (itt.com) is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company reported 2010 revenue of $11 billion.
Investor Contact: Thomas Scalera - T: +1 914 641 2030 / E: thomas.scalera[.]itt.com.