RICHMOND, Calif. — PAX Water Technologies, specializing in advanced water quality technologies for distribution systems, announced the appointment of Elizabeth A. Hirschhorn, P.E. as director of professional engineering, according to a press release.

Hirschhorn, a registered civil engineer with 29 years of water industry expertise, will lead PAX Water Solutions — a new engineering arm of PAX Water Technologies that specializes in solving potable water quality issues, stated the release.

“The launch of PAX Water Solutions opens an exciting new channel for the company,” said Peter Fiske, CEO of PAX Water Technologies. “Liz’s extensive background in water infrastructure engineering and industry connections makes her the ideal match for this new venture and will provide our customers and partners with world-class engineering support and analysis.”

As the head of PAX Water Solutions, Hirschhorn will lead a team of engineers focused on helping municipal customers optimize the performance of their distribution systems and the quality and reliability of their finished water.

Prior to joining PAX Water Technologies, Hirschhorn served as president of Whitley Burchett & Associates, a civil and environmental engineering firm specializing in water and energy management, noted the release.

Her expertise includes planning, design, hydraulic modeling and project management, which complements PAX Water Technologies’ world-class capabilities in CFD modeling, water quality analysis and process engineering.

Read the entire press release here.