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Superior Water Service has been manufacturing and pioneering in the water treatment field since 1950.

From the beginning, the Superior name has meant quality design and dependability.

A family-run company, Frank Kratzer, a pioneer in the industry and the founder of Superior Water Service, had numerous patents on a variety of treatment systems with a multitude of applications.

1960 Superior Water Service develops the "ultimate" product line concept.

1963 Superior Water Service adds 25 new dealers in the states of California and Arizona.

1965 Superior purchases a larger facility, but never leaves the City of Gardena, California.

1967 Superior Water Service develops it's own propriety valve.

1970 Superior begins expanding it's dealer programs into Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Utah.

1972 Superior obtains C-55 Water Conditioning Contractor's License from the State of California.

1976 David Kratzer obtains C-36 Plumbing License from the State of California and Frank Kratzer earns "Pioneer Award" from the Pacific Water Conditioning Association for his contributions to the founding and early growth of the Water Conditioning Industry in the Western Region of the United States.

1978 Superior Water Service becomes a member of the Water Quality Association.

Dealers are being developed in the International market as well as growth in the U.S. market.

1990 Frank Kratzer passes away. He was one of the founding fathers of the water industry. Frank was known as an honest, caring and loving man.  David Kratzer becomes President of Superior Water Service.

1993 David Kratzer is honored with the "Builder Award," recognition from the Water Quality Association of the United States.

1994 David Kratzer is presented the "Marino L. Pomarres Award" from exceptional dedication in public relations by the Pacific Water Quality Association.

1995 Superior Water Service is elected into the World Assembly Division of the Water Quality Association.

2000 Superior Water Service celebrates 50 years in the Water Treatment Business.
David Kratzer is listed as an Honored Professional in the nation wide register of Who's Who in Executives and Businesses.
International Dealers are established in Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Turkey, Africa and China.

2001 Superior Water Service is asked to join the South Bay Economic Development Partnership.
Superior Water Service is recognized for outstanding achievement in the New Millennium Growth Incentive Program by Pentair Water Treatment.
Superior joins the American Water Works Association.
Superior is recognized for Outstanding Sales and Service of Autotrol Products.
David Kratzer introduces new Dealer Advantage Programs.
David Kratzer is featured in the International Water Conditioning and Purification Publication of executives questions and answers.

Read the article here.
Superior Water Service has 150 dealers in 5 different states.
Superior Water Service develops "Secureflow" and "Secureflow Portable" to deal with the need for safer drinking water after September 11th.
Superior Water Service is honored by the Mayor of Gardena, California.
The Mayor of Los Angeles ask Superior Water Service to assist in an Economic Action Summit for Los Angeles Airport Recovery.


Superior Water Service & Sales Specializing in Water Filtration Products and Services Since 1970

San Diego County (858) 822 -9835
● Orange and Los Angeles County (310) 962-2402

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