GOLDEN, Colo., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Watson, APR, as Director of Communications. She brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering and technology industries, focusing on the benefits of infrastructure improvements that enable sustainable growth while safeguarding human health and the environment.
"The opportunity to join the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association is significant at this time as our nation looks to address the issue of maintaining or replacing its aging infrastructure, and with a pipeline material that has been proven to safely and effectively convey drinking water to our communities. I am honored to help bring a voice to an organization that has served engineers and utility personnel for more than 100 years," said Watson.
Watson is based in the Denver metropolitan area, and leads public affairs for DIPRA. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 205-490-5287.
About DIPRA: From its inception, the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) has provided accurate, reliable and essential engineering information about cast iron, and now Ductile Iron Pipe, to a wide variety of utilities and consulting engineers.
Founded in 1915, the organization's initial role was to promote the superior qualities of iron pipe, but it evolved into a technically-based, research-oriented organization providing a variety of technical brochures and publications, representation on standards-making committees, technical research on a variety of applications-based topics such as corrosion control and design of Ductile Iron Pipe, and personal technical service through a regional engineer program.
While DIPRA member companies have different names and locations, they share a common commitment to produce and deliver the finest quality water and wastewater pipe material in the world, Ductile Iron Pipe, at the greatest possible value to its purchasers.
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