News and Press Releases

New Organization Aims to Promote Community Around Salmon Farming

published on Oct 24, 2018
The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has launched Sharing Salmon, an organization to share how salmon farming can benefit families, wild salmon populations and community growth. Through community engagement, organizers discovered the community has three key concerns: Ecological sustainability and ocean stewardship, Science and academic research; and continuity of a way of life for future gene...

The World’s First Aquaculture Video Game

published on Sep 19, 2018
In an effort to grow global interest in aquaculture, two aquaculture researchers have launched an aquaculture simulation video game called Aquakultor....

Aquaculture Researchers Look to Algae-Meal Fish Food to Improve Sustainability

published on Aug 22, 2018
Researchers at Dartmouth College are now looking to algae in order to replace fishmeal in aquaculture fish food. Aquaculture currently uses more than 80 percent of the world's fish oil and fishmeal. The hope is that once the technology is developed further, algae could replace fishmeal entirely, improving sustainability for aquaculture on a global level...

Aquaculture expected to grow 40 percent worldwide by 2030

published on Aug 15, 2018
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, aquaculture is set to increase by 40 percent worldwide by 2030. With 5.8 percent annual growth rate during the period 2001–2016, aquaculture continues to grow faster than other major food production sectors, but has slowed some since its peak in the 1980s and 1990s....

Pentair Partner Ideal Fish Opens RAS & Aquaponic Facility This Week

published on Jun 27, 2018
Land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) and aquaponics facility Ideal Fish opens in Waterbury, Conn. this week. Ideal Fish was developed with Pentair’s cutting-edge aquaculture filtration and aquaponics technology. ...

PENTAIR AES Sponsors SaltyFarmer.com Aquaculture Education Website

published on May 9, 2018
A new PBS series called Good Catch launches in 2019. As part of the series, producers have launched Saltyfarmer.com, an educational website to help share real stories from fish farms and aquaculture facilities. Pentair AES is a supporting partner of Saltyfarmer.com. The website aims to change the narrative around fish farming, where more than half the world’s consumer seafood is produced....

United Nations World Water Day Focuses on Nature-Based Solutions to Solve Water Challenges

published on Mar 22, 2018
Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR), a leading global water treatment company focused on smart, sustainable water solutions, today commemorated World Water Day 2018 through its philanthropic work in Kenya with The Nature Conservancy's Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund. ...

The Aquaponics Experience: Simulated

published on Jan 2, 2018
The world of aquaponics is continuously growing - in more ways than what’s implied by our pun. Interest and passion for urban farming has increased in areas where traditional agriculture has been next to impossible. What better way to learn how to be successful in actual sustainable urban farming than with virtual practice?...

#NationalPhilanthropyDay Giving

published on Nov 14, 2017
In honor of #NationalPhilanthropyDay we are proud to provide a donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Orlando, Florida. The donation will go toward funding for families to stay in the house, while their loved one receives treatment in the neighboring Florida Hospital. It is our pleasure to donate to this worthwhile charity. ...

Pentair and Urban Organics Open Second Commercial-Scale, Indoor Aquaponics Farm

published on Jun 7, 2017

June 1, 2017 – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, and aquaponics farming innovator Urban Organics, are opening a new, 87,000-square-foot indoor aquaponics farm in St. Paul, Minn. As one of the largest commercial aquaponics facilities in the world, the urban farm has the capacity t...

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