IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/15/12 -- Aqua America, Inc., a leading quality water and wastewater service, has joined PICS. Aqua America Illinois will use PICS contractor management software products: DocuGUARD and InsureGUARD, to pre-screen their vendors. PICS world-class service will allow Aqua America to proactively approach risk management, while serving approximately 3 million people in 11 states.
Aqua America is committed to providing quality water and wastewater service. The company's history dates back to January 4, 1886, to a group of Swarthmore College professors in Springfield Township, Delaware County. Since then, Aqua America has demonstrated leadership through civic involvement and acted as a steward of the environment. Now, Aqua America has selected PICS to oversee prequalification, using contractor management software, as the company continues to grow its operations in water services. Please visit www.aquaamerica.com for more details on the company.
'What sets Aqua America apart is their proactive approach to risk management,' said Jesse Cota, Vice President of Operations at PICS, Inc. 'The PICS contractor management software is a logical addition to Aqua American Illinois' proactive efforts. Our goal is to provide first-rate prequalification service, so that Aqua America can continue to provide quality water and wastewater service in an environmentally sustainable manner.'
PICS is a global contractor screening consortium committed to improving the Health, Safety and Quality of its contractor workforce. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at www.PICSauditing.com. Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS is the fastest-growing, full-service contractor screening company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Milton Keynes, U.K.; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.
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