Pump Systems Matter (www.pumpsystemsmatter.org), an education organization aimed at lowering energy needs by optimizing pump system performance, announced partnerships with four new sponsor organizations — Hydro Incorporated, Engineered Software Inc., Manitoba Hydro, and Xcel Energy.

Pump Systems Matter, a program of the Hydraulic Institute (www.pumps.org) is currently seeking sponsors and board members that can actively contribute to its initiative. Membership in Pump Systems Matter is open to utilities, market transformation organizations, government agencies, pump users, contractors, consultants, engineering companies, trade and professional associations ,as well as North American pump manufacturers and suppliers of motors and drives, seals, couplings, bearings, housings, instrumentation and control systems, and pump -specific software. Interested organizations should contact marketing manager Joananne Bachmann at 973 267-9700, ext. 22 or JBachmann@pumps.org.