GE was named Water Company of the Year at the annual Global Water awards. The award recognizes the water company that made the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector in 2013.

GE representatives accepted the award during Global Water Intelligence’s Global Water Summit 2014 in Paris, France.

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Throughout 2013, GE's technological contributions included the Steamate LSA corrosion protection technology; the AG LF membrane; TrueSense for Process, an online crude monitoring system; new pressurized and submerged ultrafiltration membranes designed for pretreatment of feedwater for seawater reverse-osmosis systems; and GE’s LEAPprimary, which is a primary treatment technology for use with GE’s ZeeWeed membrane bioreactor (MBR) and LEAPmbr system.