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New force emerges in battle to save precious water resources
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Directors of leading water solutions group Agrilink has announced the company’s new corporate identity and aggressive plans to expand its presence into new markets.
Agrilink will be known as AquaSpy Group. This important name change consolidates the company identity around its biggest selling product and provides a platform for expansion into markets beyond its traditional base in agriculture.
AquaSpy Group designs, produces and distributes moisture sensors and smart information technology which saves water, maintains optimum plant health and demonstrates a return on capital investment within a few months.
There are more than 50,000 AquaSpy sensors in use around the world.
“Our new identity sends a powerful message that AquaSpy Group is positioned to provide immediate solutions for people who want to save water, save money and reduce their ecological footprint,” said AquaSpy Group chief executive officer Nigel Hennessy.
“We have a robust and growing customer base in agriculture across the US and Australia and our expansion into the commercial, government, sporting and urban sectors will meet strong demand for smart water management technology in each sphere.”
AquaSpy Group is backed by private interests including the Goldsmith family in Britain, through the British-based Clean Technology Venture fund WHEB Ventures. The company’s board of directors includes representatives of each investor group and former Murray Darling Basin Commission chief executive Don Blackmore.
AquaSpy sensors are used across the upstream cotton, grape and citrus industries in Australia and the US. They have helped save 30% of irrigation water usage and improved yield by as much as 100%. AquaSpy Group’s clients in the agriculture sector include Monsanto, Foster’s Group, Twynam, Penfolds, Simplot and the top ten major orange growers in the US.