Three Companies recognized as the 2019 Best Employers to Work for in the Water and Wastewater Industry

Hunter Crown, a boutique Executive Search and Recruiting company, recognized best employers in the water and wastewater industry as a part of the 3rd Annual Best Employer to Work for contest. Nominations were received from the employees of some of the most recognized and innovative companies in the industry. Thanks to the insightful employee feedback from multiple companies, the award was given to outstanding organizations in the water and wastewater industry across three categories.

These companies had the highest percentage of their employees vote during the contest. They also received the highest scores for culture, growth, innovation, leadership, and collaboration.

Hunter Crown officially congratulates the following Best Employers in the Water and Wastewater Industry: 

  • Banyan Water for winning the 2019 contest as the Best Employer in the Water and Wastewater Industry: Category - Water

  • Burns & McDonnell for winning the 2019 contest as the Best Employer in the Water and Wastewater Industry: Category - Engineering

  • Grundfos for winning the 2019 contest as the Best Employer in the Water and Wastewater Industry: Category - Large (International)

Here’s what some of the employees shared about these companies:

“I've worked for Banyan Water for three years and could not be prouder of the mission we’re aiming to accomplish. Providing technology-driven solutions to help improve water efficiencies is a challenge that makes me excited to come into work each morning. Banyan is a small team working together to accomplish BIG things!”

This is my first year with Burns & McDonnell, and it has been such an easy transition. Not only does everyone care about our clients and projects, but they really care about the people they work with, too.”

Grundfos is truly a top-notch company. They go above and beyond to recognize their employees. They also recognize the various needs of people around the world and support local and global engagement by their employees to help others. It's truly amazing! It's an honor to work for Grundfos!!!”

About Banyan Water: Founded in 2011, Banyan Water is the leading provider of total water management software for the built environment. Using smart devices and real-time monitoring and analytics, Banyan protects Earth’s most precious resource while generating untapped revenue for clients. Since the company’s inception, Banyan has saved more than 3 billion gallons of water—equivalent to the resources required to make 150 million pints of beer—and in 2018, increased customer asset value by $20 million. For more information, visit

About Burns & McDonnell: Founded by two entrepreneurs in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies made up of 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and innovators with offices across the country and throughout the world. The firm’s first project was in water in 1900, and today Burns & McDonnell provides water treatment, supply and systems solutions that evolve with the ever-changing needs of communities everywhere. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2019 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit

About Grundfos: Grundfos, based in Bjerringbro, Denmark, is a global leader in water pump technology. The company’s purpose—pioneer solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve quality of life for people—inspires an operations, sales and service staff of over 1,200 across North America to deliver the world to the next generation in a better state than we inherited. For more information about the company, visit

About Hunter Crown: Hunter Crown is the Water and Wastewater Industry’s Executive Search Partner. The company was founded with the sole purpose of bringing top talent together with incredible opportunities at the best companies. With 150,000+ professionals contacts globally, 22+ years of cumulative recruiting experience, and 200+ successfully completed searches, Hunter Crown is the recruiting partner of choice for water and wastewater talent. For more information, visit


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